Table 5

Mycobacteria isolated from field collected samples from cervids
Cervid Isolate Count
Antelope Mycobacterium avium complex 1
Deera No. Submissions 3693
Mycobacterium bovis 35
Mycobacterium avium complex 29
Unable to Speciate 20
Mycobacterium terrae complex 14
Mycobacterium terrae 11
Mycobacterium fortuitum 10
Mycobacterium abscessus 7
Mycobacterium fortuitum complex 6
Mycobacterium smegmatis 5
Mycobacterium asiaticum 2
Mycobacterium nonchromogenicum 2
Mycobacterium shimoidei 1
Mycobacterium gastri 1
Mycobacterium alvei 1
Mycobacterium kubicae 1
Mycobacterium engbackii 1
Mycobacterium kansasii 1
Mycobacterium septicum 1
Mycobacterium triviale 1
Mycobacterium scrofulaceum 1
Mycobacterium pulveris 1
Elkb No. Submissions 390
Mycobacterium bovis 46
Mycobacterium avium complex 32
Unable to Speciate 13
Mycobacterium nonchromogenicum 5
Mycobacterium intermedium 2
Mycobacterium kansasii 2
Mycobacterium simiae 1
Mycobacterium septicum 1
Mycobacterium abscessus 1
Mycobacterium goodii 1
Mycobacterium fortuitum 1
Mycobacterium szulgai 1
Mycobacterium gadium 1
Mycobacterium fortuitum complex 1
Mycobacterium thermoresistibile 1
Fallow Deer No. Submisions 77
Mycobacterium bovis 32
Mycobacterium avium complex 8
Mycobacterium fortuitum complex 2
Mycobacterium simiae 2
Mycobacterium smegmatis 1
Mycobacterium nebraskense 1
Mycobacterium holsaticum 1
Unable to Speciate 1

a Includes white-tailed and mule deer.

b Includes Red and Sika Deer.

Thacker et al.

Thacker et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2013 9:100   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-9-100

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