Species Mycobacterium cosmeticum

Name: Mycobacterium cosmeticum Cooksey et al. 2004

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: cos.me’ti.cum N.L. neut. adj. cosmeticum, referring to cosmetics

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC BAA-878; CIP 108170; DSM 44829; JCM 14739; LTA-388

16S rRNA gene: DQ124114 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Cooksey RC, de Waard JH, Yakrus MA, Rivera I, Chopite M, Toney SR, Morlock GP, Butler WR. Mycobacterium cosmeticum sp. nov., a novel rapidly growing species isolated from a cosmetic infection and from a nail salon. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:2385-2391.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 54, part 6 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:551-554.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: Cooksey RC, de Waard JH, Yakrus MA, Rivera I, Chopite M, Toney SR, Morlock GP, Butler WR. Mycobacterium cosmeticum sp. nov., a novel rapidly growing species isolated from a cosmetic infection and from a nail salon. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:2385-2391.

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