Species Mycobacterium fallax

Name: Mycobacterium fallax Lévy-Frébault et al. 1983

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: fal’lax L. adj. fallax, deceptive, in the sense that the colonies resemble those of Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 35219; CCUG 37584; CIP 81.39; DSM 44179; JCM 6405

16S rRNA gene: AF547920 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Lévy-Frébault V, Rafidinarivo É, Promé JC, Grandry J, Boisvert H, David HL. Mycobacterium fallax sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1983; 33:336-343.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: Lévy-Frébault V, Rafidinarivo É, Promé JC, Grandry J, Boisvert H, David HL. Mycobacterium fallax sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1983; 33:336-343.

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