Roth A, Reischl U, Schonfeld N, Naumann L, Emler S, Fischer M, Mauch H, Loddenkemper R, Kroppenstedt RM. Mycobacterium heckeshornense sp. nov., A new pathogenic slowly growing Mycobacterium sp. Causing cavitary lung disease in an immunocompetent patient. J Clin Microbiol 2000; 38:4102-4107.
Anonymous. Validation list no. 79. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:263-265.
validly published under the ICNP
According to Rules 27(3) and 30, this name is not validly published, because the original publication makes reference to the deposit of the type strain in a single recognized culture collection. However, according to the Judicial Opinion 81, Mycobacterium heckeshornense Roth et al. 2001 is considered to be validly published, since deposit in a second culture collection in a different country has been documented.Publication:
Euzeby JP, Tindall BJ. Status of strains that contravene Rules 27(3) and 30 of the Bacteriological Code. Request for an opinion. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:293-301.