Species Mycobacterium avium

Name: Mycobacterium avium Chester 1901 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. n. avis, a bird; L. gen. pl. n. avium, of birds

Type strains: ATCC 25291; CCUG 20992; CIP 104244; DSM 44156; NCTC 13034; no type strain designated

16S rRNA gene: AF547898 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Chester FD. A Manual of Determinative Bacteriology. The MacMillan Co., New York, 1901.

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, conserved name

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

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

Assigned by: Chester FD. A Manual of Determinative Bacteriology. The MacMillan Co., New York, 1901.

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