TABLE 3.

MICs of gatifloxacin and ciprofloxacin for RGM reference strains

StrainMIC (μg/ml)
GatifloxacinCiprofloxacin
M. fortuitum group
    M. fortuitum ATCC 6841T≤0.12≤0.12
    M. peregrinum ATCC 14467T≤0.12≤0.12
    M. peregrinum ATCC 700686a≤0.120.25
    M. fortuitum third biovariant
        ATCC 49403 (sorbitol positive)≤0.120.25
        ATCC 49404 (sorbitol negative)≤0.120.5
M. abscessus ATCC 19977T4>16
M. chelonae ATCC 35752T≤0.120.25
M. smegmatis sensu stricto ATCC 19420T≤0.120.5
M. wolinskyi ATCC 700010≤0.120.5
M. goodii ATCC 700504≤0.12≤0.12
  • a NCCLS-recommended MIC control strain.