Species Mycobacterium gilvum

Name: Mycobacterium gilvum Stanford and Gunthorpe 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: gil’vum L. neut. adj. gilvum, pale yellow

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 43909; CIP 106743; DSM 45363; JCM 15464; NCTC 10742

16S rRNA gene: X81996 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Stanford JL, Gunthorpe WJ. A study of some fast-growing scotochromogenic mycobacteria including species descriptions of Mycobacterium gilvum (new species) and Mycobacterium duv alii (new species). Br J Exp Pathol 1971; 52:627-637.

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: Stanford JL, Gunthorpe WJ. A study of some fast-growing scotochromogenic mycobacteria including species descriptions of Mycobacterium gilvum (new species) and Mycobacterium duv alii (new species). Br J Exp Pathol 1971; 52:627-637.

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