Veterinary Medicine International / 2011 / Article / Tab 1

Review Article

Tuberculosis in Birds: Insights into the Mycobacterium avium Infections

Table 1

Serotypes of M. avium complex (MAC) and their susceptibility to various species of certain birds and mammals [2, 9].

SpeciesMAC serotypesSusceptibility

Domestic fowl (Gallus domesticus)1, 2High
Turkey1, 2Moderate
Pheasants1, 2High
Wild birds2, 3High
Cattle1, 2Moderate
Swine1, 2, 4, 8High
Rabbit1, 2High
Man1, 4 to 20; 23, 25Low (in healthy individuals);
High (in immunocompromised)