Species Mycobacterium africanum

Name: Mycobacterium africanum Castets et al. 1969 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. adj. africanum, of Africa, African

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 25420; CIP 105147

16S rRNA gene: AF547893 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Castets M, Rist N, Boisvert H. La variété africaine du bacille tuberculeux humain. Médecine d'Afrique Noire 1969; 16:321-322.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Zopf 1883) Lehmann and Neumann 1896 (Approved Lists 1980)

Risk group: 3

Parent taxon: Mycobacterium Lehmann and Neumann 1896 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Castets M, Rist N, Boisvert H. La variété africaine du bacille tuberculeux humain. Médecine d'Afrique Noire 1969; 16:321-322.

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