Species Mycobacterium aurum

Name: Mycobacterium aurum Tsukamura 1966 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. n. aurum, the gold, the color of gold, intended to mean gold-pigmented

Type strains: ATCC 23366; CCUG 37666; CIP 104465; DSM 43999; HAMBI 2275; JCM 6366; LMG 19255; NCTC 10437; NRRL B-4037

16S rRNA gene: FJ172298 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Tsukamura M. Adansonian classification of mycobacteria. J Gen Microbiol 1966; 45:253-273.

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: correct name

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: Tsukamura M. Adansonian classification of mycobacteria. J Gen Microbiol 1966; 45:253-273.

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