Table 1.

Strain information

SpeciesStrainYr isolatedOriginSourcea2426 typebSequence type
M. ulcerans 1447271989Victoria, AustraliaVIDRLVictorianVictorian
ATCC 194231948Victoria, AustraliaATCCVictorianVictorian
11878/701971Papua New GuineaQDRLPNG(I)c SE Asian
MD
94-13311994Papua New GuineaITMPNG(II)c SE Asian
13822/701971North Queensland, AustraliaQDRLQueenslandSE Asian
MD
94-13281994MalaysiaITMMalaysianSE Asian
1865101992MalaysiaVIDRLMalaysianSE Asian
96-6581996AngolaITMAfricanAfrican
94-8561994BeninITMAfricanAfrican
97-1111997BeninITMAfricanAfrican
51521976CongoITMAfricanAfrican
97-6101997GhanaITMAfricanAfrican
97-6801997TogoITMAfricanAfrican
98-9121997ChinaITMAsianAsian
ATCC 337281980Japan (also called M. shinshuense)ITMAsianAsian
51141953MexicoITMMexicoMexican
51431967MexicoITMMexicanMexican
8421986SurinamITMSurinamSurinam
NCTC 22751926Saltwater fish, Philadelphia (same as ATCC 927)NCTCI
M. marinum ATCC 115651958Human, SwedenATCCI
99/841999Bilby, western AustraliaPCI
99/881993Human, western AustraliaPCI
Mon101996Human, Philadelphia, Pa.RMLI
4721993Water, NorwayRMLI
JKD23941998Human, Victoria, AustraliaVIDRLII
9918317971999Human, New South Wales, AustraliaICPMRII
471Human, NorwayRMLIII
99/871996Human, western AustraliaPCIV
9933626051999Human, New South Wales, AustraliaICPMRIV
99/861993Human, Tasmania, AustraliaPCV
99/891994Human, Tasmania, AustraliaPCV
99/901997Human, Tasmania, AustraliaPCV
JKD23951998Human, Victoria, AustraliaVIDRLV
JKD23961998Human, Victoria, AustraliaVIDRLV
JKD23971998Human, Victoria, AustraliaVIDRLV
05005251999Human, Canberra, AustraliaICPMRV
04122141999Human, New South Wales, AustraliaICPMRV
15425781999Human, New South Wales, AustraliaICPMRV
9920920771999Human, New South Wales, AustraliaICPMRV
9919615521999Human, New South Wales, AustraliaICPMRV
  • a VIDRL, Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory; QDRLMD, Queensland Diagnostic and Reference Laboratory for Mycobacterial Diseases; ITM, Institute for Tropical Medicine; PC, Western Australian Centre for Pathology and Medical Research; RML, NIH/NIAID/DIR Rocky Mountain Laboratories; ICPMR, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research.

  • b 2426 type, genotype designation as determined by 2426-PCR (58).

  • c PNG(I) and PNG(II), Papua New Guinea 2426 types (I) and (II), respectively.