Species "Mycobacterium alsiense"

Name: "Mycobacterium alsiense" Richter et al. 2007

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: pertaining to the Isle of Als (Denmark), the location of the hospital to which the first patient was admitted

Type strains: CCUG 56586; DSM 45230; TB 1906

16S rRNA gene: AJ938169 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Richter E, Tortoli E, Fischer A, Hendricks O, Engel R, Hillemann D, Schubert S, Kristiansen JE. Mycobacterium alsiense, a novel, slowly growing species isolated from two patients with pulmonary disease. J. Clin. Microbiol 2007; 45:3837-3839.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Correct name: Mycobacterium alsense Tortoli et al. 2016

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

Assigned by: Richter E, Tortoli E, Fischer A, Hendricks O, Engel R, Hillemann D, Schubert S, Kristiansen JE. Mycobacterium alsiense, a novel, slowly growing species isolated from two patients with pulmonary disease. J. Clin. Microbiol 2007; 45:3837-3839.

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