Species Mycobacterium algericum

Name: Mycobacterium algericum Sahraoui et al. 2011

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. adj. algericum, of or pertaining to Algeria, the country where the strain was first isolated

Type strains: Bejaia; CIP 110121; DSM 45454; TBE 500028/10

16S rRNA gene: GU564404 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Sahraoui N, Ballif M, Zelleg S, Yousfi N, Ritter C, Friedel U, Amstutz B, Yala D, Boulahbal F, Guetarni D, et al. Mycobacterium algericum sp. nov., a novel rapidly growing species related to the Mycobacterium terrae complex and associated with goat lung lesions. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:1870-1874.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 61, part 8 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:2566-2567.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: Sahraoui N, Ballif M, Zelleg S, Yousfi N, Ritter C, Friedel U, Amstutz B, Yala D, Boulahbal F, Guetarni D, et al. Mycobacterium algericum sp. nov., a novel rapidly growing species related to the Mycobacterium terrae complex and associated with goat lung lesions. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:1870-1874.

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