Species Mycobacterium gadium

Name: Mycobacterium gadium Casal and Calero 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ga’di.um L. gen. pl. n. gadium, of Gades, the modern Cadiz (a town on the Atlantic coast of Spain)

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 27726; CCUG 37515; CIP 105388; DSM 44077; HAMBI 2274; JCM 12688; NCTC 10942

16S rRNA gene: AF547926 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Casal M, Calero JR. Mycobacterium gadium sp. nov. a new species of rapid-growing scotochromogenic mycobacteria. Tubercle 1974; 55:299-308.

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

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: Casal M, Calero JR. Mycobacterium gadium sp. nov. a new species of rapid-growing scotochromogenic mycobacteria. Tubercle 1974; 55:299-308.

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