Species Mycobacterium franklinii

Name: Mycobacterium franklinii Nogueira et al. 2015

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: frank.li’ni.i N.L. gen. masc. n. franklinii, of Franklin, pertaining to Benjamin Franklin, famous USA statesman and scientist from Pennsylvania where the first isolates originated

Type strains: ATCC BAA-2149; CV002; DSM 45524

16S rRNA gene: HQ153090 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Lourenco Nogueira C, Simmon KE, Chimara E, Cnockaert M, Carlos Palomino J, Martin A, Vandamme P, Brown-Elliott BA, Wallace RJ, Cardoso Leao S. Mycobacterium franklinii sp. nov., a species closely related to members of the Mycobacterium chelonae-Mycobacterium abscessus group. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:2148-2153.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 65, part 7 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:3233-3234.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

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

Assigned by: Lourenco Nogueira C, Simmon KE, Chimara E, Cnockaert M, Carlos Palomino J, Martin A, Vandamme P, Brown-Elliott BA, Wallace RJ, Cardoso Leao S. Mycobacterium franklinii sp. nov., a species closely related to members of the Mycobacterium chelonae-Mycobacterium abscessus group. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:2148-2153.

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