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Table 5 Number of NTM isolates cultured using different media

From: Factors associated with the isolation of Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) from a large municipal water system in Brisbane, Australia

  Winter media Summer media
Species MGIT MGIT + PANTA 7H11 7H11
M. abscessus 3 7 3  
M. abscessus/chelonae 1   2  
M. bolletii/M. massiliense   1   
M. fortuitum complex    14 13
M. gordonae 14 12 94 24
M. kansasii 34 45 52 5
M. mucogenicum 6 4 32 31
M. terrae     2
M. intracellulare    2 1
M. lentiflavum 3 10 6  
MAC    3  
M. flavescens    1 2
M. interjectum   1 6 1
M. simiae    2  
M. szulgai 1   9  
  1. MGIT: Mycobacterial Growth Indicator Tube; PANTA: polymixin, azlocillin, naladixic acid, trimethroprim, amphotericin B.