Reference

Year of isolation

Origin

Specimen

Sex

Runyon Classification

BIOCHEMICAL TESTS


Niacin

Nit Red

Urease

Catalase

Arylsulfatase

Tween 80

βGal


3 days

22 °C

68 °C

3 days

14 days


TNTM1

2002

Bizerte

Sputum

M

P/SGM

–

+

+

+

+

–

+

+

–

TNTM2

2009

Bizerte

Sputum

M

P/SGM

–

+

+

+

+

–

+/−

+

–

TNTM3

2009

Bizerte

Sputum

M

P/SGM

–

+

+

+

+

–

+/−

+

–

TNTM4

2010

Bizerte

Sputum

M

P/SGM

–

+

+

+

+

–

+/−

+

–

TNTM5

2008

Bizerte

Sputum

M

P/SGM

–

+

+

+

+

–

+

+

–

TNTM6

2002

Bizerte

Sputum

M

P/SGM

–

+

+

+

+

–

+

+

–

TNTM7

2007

Bizerte

Sputum

M

P/SGM

–

+

+

+

+

–

+

+

–

TNTM8

2000

Tunis

Sputum

M

S/SGM

–

–

–

+

+

–

+

+

–

TNTM9

2004

Tunis

Sputum

M

S/SGM

–

–

–

+

+

–

+

+

–

TNTM10

2003

Tunis

Sputum

F

N/RGM

–

+

+

+

+

+

+

–

–

TNTM11

2011

Tunis

Sputum

M

N/RGM

–

+

+

+

+

+

+

–

–

TNTM12

2015

Tunis

Sputum

F

N/RGM

–

+

+

+

+

+

+

–

–

TNTM13

2011

Tunis

Sputum

F

N/RGM

–

+

+

+

+

+

+

–

–

TNTM14

2005

Tunis

Sputum

M

N/RGM

–

+

+

+

+

+

+

–

–

TNTM15

2004

Tunis

Sputum

M

N/RGM

–

+

+

+

+

+

+

–

–

TNTM16

2008

Bizerte

Sputum

M

N/RGM

–

–

+

+

+

+

+

–

–

TNTM17

2003

Bizerte

Sputum

M

P/RGM

–

+

+

+

+

+

+

–

–

TNTM18

2008

Tunis

Sputum

M

P/RGM

–

+

–

+

+

+

+

–

–

TNTM19

2008

Tunis

Sputum

F

P/RGM

–

+

–

+

+

+

+

–

–

TNTM20

2009

Tunis

Sputum

M

P/RGM

–

+

+

+

+

+

+

–

–

TNTM21

2004

Tunis

Sputum

F

P/RGM

–

+

+

+

+

+

+

–

–

TNTM22

2016

Tunis

Sputum

M

S/RGM

–

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

–

TNTM23

2003

Bizerte

Sputum

M

S/RGM

–

+

+

+

+

–

–

–

–

TNTM24

2003

Tunis

Sputum

M

S/RGM

–

+

+

+

+

–

–

–

–

TNTM25

2009

Tunis

Sputum

M

N/RGM

–

–

+

+

+

+

+

–

–

TNTM26

2010

Tunis

Sputum

F

N/RGM

–

–

+

+

+

+

+

–

–

TNTM27

2009

Tunis

Sputum

M

N/RGM

–

–

+

+

+

+

+

–

–

TNTM28

2010

Tunis

Sputum

M

N/RGM

–

+

+

+

+

+

+

–

–

TNTM29

2004

Tunis

Sputum

F

S/RGM

–

–

+

+

+

+

+

–

–

TNTM30

2008

Tunis

Sputum

M

S/RGM

–

+

+

+

+

+

+

–

–

 Abbreviations: M Male, F Female, P Photochromogen, S Scotochromogen, N Non chromogen, SGM Slowly Growing Mycobacteria, RGM Rapidly Growing Mycobacteria, Niacin Niacin production, NIT red Nitrate reduction, Urease Urease activity after 3 days, Tween 80 Tween 80 hydrolysis, βGal βGalactosidase activity