Table 6

Seasonal differences in mycobacteria isolated from deer
Isolate Total Wintera Springb Summerc Falld
No. Submissions 3697 1565 550 588 994
Mycobacterium bovis 35 11 13 2 9
Mycobacterium avium complex 29 13 3 3 10
Unable to Speciate 20 10 5 3 2
Mycobacterium terrae complex 14 1 6 7
Mycobacterium terrae 11 8 3
Mycobacterium fortuitum 10 2 2 5 1
Mycobacterium abscessus 7 1 3 3
Mycobacterium fortuitum complex 6 2 1 1 2
Mycobacterium smegmatis 5 1 1 3
Mycobacterium nonchromogenicum 2 2
Mycobacterium asiaticum 2 2
Mycobacterium scrofulaceum 1 1
Mycobacterium triviale 1 1
Mycobacterium kubicae 1 1
Mycobacterium kansasii 1 1
Mycobacterium alvei 1 1
Mycobacterium gastri 1 1
Mycobacterium shimoidei 1 1
Mycobacterium engbackii 1 1
Mycobacterium pulveris 1 1
Mycobacterium septicum 1 1

aDecember, January, February bMarch, April, May cJune, July, August dSeptember, October, November.

Thacker et al.

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

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