Table 1.

Detection of the gene encoding the M. avium 35-kDa protein in clinical MAC isolates

SerovarClassificationNo. positive/no. testeda
1 M. avium 6/6
2 M. avium 2/2
4 M. avium 4/4
5 M. avium 4/4
8 M. avium 7/7
9 M. avium 3/3
16 M. intracellulare 0/2
21 M. avium 4/4