Species Mycobacterium helveticum

Name: Mycobacterium helveticum Ghielmetti et al. 2021

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: hel.ve’ti.cum. N.L. neut. adj. helveticum, pertaining to Helvetia, the Latin name of Switzerland, from where the two first known strains originated

Gender: neuter

Type strain: 16-83; DSM 109965; ITM 501047

16S rRNA gene: MT133249 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Ghielmetti G, Rosato G, Trovato A, Friedel U, Kirchgaessner C, Perroulaz C, Pendl W, Schulthess B, Bloemberg GV, Keller PM, et al. Mycobacterium helveticum sp. nov., a novel slowly growing mycobacterial species associated with granulomatous lesions in adult swine. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:4615.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 71, part 1 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:4725.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

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

Assigned by: Ghielmetti G, Rosato G, Trovato A, Friedel U, Kirchgaessner C, Perroulaz C, Pendl W, Schulthess B, Bloemberg GV, Keller PM, et al. Mycobacterium helveticum sp. nov., a novel slowly growing mycobacterial species associated with granulomatous lesions in adult swine. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:4615.

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Record number: 15942