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Table 1 Studies of interactions between MAC species and amoeba.

From: Surviving within the amoebal exocyst: the Mycobacterium avium complex paradigm

Mycobacterium avium Species Strains Amoeba species Survival in A. polyphaga Reference
    Trophozoites Cysts  
M. avium subsp. avium M. avium 109 A. castellanii + ? [47]
M. avium subsp. avium CIP104244T A. polyphaga Linc-AP1 + + [3]
M. intracellulare CIP104243T A. polyphaga Linc-AP1 + + [3]
M. avium subsp.      
paratuberculosis ? A. castellanii CCAP1501 + ? [22]
M. avium subsp.      
paratuberculosis ? A. castellanii CCAP1501 + + [20]
M. avium subsp. avium ? D. discodium AX2 + ? [24]
M. avium subsp. avium ? A. castellanii + ? [48]
M. avium subsp. hominissuis M. avium 104 A. castellanii ATCC30234 + ? [49]
M. avium Serotype 4 A. castellanii ATCC30872 + + [21]
M. avium ? A. castellanii ATCC30234 + + [18]
M. avium subsp. avium ATCC 25291T A. polyphaga Linc-AP1 + + Present study
M. avium subsp.      
paratuberculosis ATCC 19698T - + + -
M. avium subsp. hominissuis IWGMT 49 - + + -
M. avium subsp. silvaticum ATCC 49884T - + + -
M. intracellulare ATCC 15985 - + + -
M. chimaera DSM 446232T - + + -
M. colombiense CIP 108962T - + + -
M. marseillense CSUR P30T - + + -
M. timonense CSUR P32T - + + -
M. bouchedurhonense CSUR P34T - + + -
M. arosiense DSM 45069T - + + -