Etymology:fra’gae. N.L. gen. masc. n. fragae, of Fraga, referring to the doctor and researcher after whom the Centro de Referência Professor Hélio Fraga, Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública, Fundaçāo Oswaldo Cruz was named and where this species was characterized and described
CMRVS P4051; DSM 45731; Fiocruz-INCQS/CMRVSP4051; HF8705
Ramos JP, Campos CE, Caldas PC, Ferreira NV, da Silva MV, Redner P, Campelo CL, Vale SF, Barroso EC, Medeiros RF, et al.Mycobacterium fragae sp. nov., a non-chromogenic species isolated from human respiratory specimens. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:2583-2587.
Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 63, part 7 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:3549-3550.
validly published under the ICNP
Nouioui et al. 2018
Nouioui I, Carro L, Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Pukall R, Klenk HP, Goodfellow M, Goker M. Genome-Based Taxonomic Classification of the Phylum Actinobacteria. Front Microbiol 2018; 9:2007.
Oren A, Garrity GM. List of changes in taxonomic opinion no. 29. Notification of changes in taxonomic opinion previously published outside the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:13-32.
The full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 1, note = "+".