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What are the characteristics of Photochromogens (Runyon I)?
slow growing, produce a yellow-orange pigment when exposed to light
What are the species in Runyon I?
markansim

M. kansasii - TB-like disease
M. mariumn - from aquariums
M. simiae
What are the characteristics of Scotochromogens (Runyon II)?
slow growing, produce a yellow-orange pigment in LIGHT OR in the DARK
What are the species in Runyon II?
Suzie Scarfs Flavored Gorditas

M. szulgi
M. scrofulaceum
M. flavescens
M. gordonaee
What are the characteristics of Nonchromogens (Runyon III)?
slow growing, do not produce pigment
What are the species in Runyon III?
Matt Gux

M. malmonese
M. avium-intracellulare
M. terrae
M. trivale
M. gastri
M. ulcerans
M. xenopi
What are the characteristics of Rapid Growers (Runyon IV)?
rapid growing for mycobacteria (colonies in 5 days). NO PIGMENT
What are the species in Runyon IV?
Rapid Growers check their "facs"

M. fortuitum
M. abscesus
M. chelonae
M. smegmatis
Char of M. avium-intracellulare comples (MAC/MAIC)
- most common non-TB rspnsble for pulmonary & disseminated disease.
-Incr because of AIDS
-Disseminated infection w/ MAC most common bact complication in AIDS
Characteristics of M. kansasii
chronic lung infection resembling TB
Characteristics of M. marinum
-infection follows trauma (often in pools, aquariums, ponds)
-Almost always confined to superficial, cooler body tissues
Characteristics of M. scrofulaceum
-freq cause of lymphadenitis
-most common in children 1-3 yrs
-involves nodes in submandibular area
Characteristics of M. fortuitum
infections of skin/soft tissues,
may resemble abscesses due to Staph.
M. gordonae
water borne contaminant