Species Mycobacterium houstonense

Name: Mycobacterium houstonense Schinsky et al. 2004

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: hous.ton.en’se N.L. neut. adj. houstonense, of or pertaining to Houston, TX, USA, where the first isolate of the Mycobacterium fortuitum third biovariant (sorbitol positive) was identified

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 49403; DSM 44676; JCM 15656; W5198

16S rRNA gene: DQ987744 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Schinsky MF, Morey RE, Steigerwalt AG, Douglas MP, Wilson RW, Floyd MM, Butler WR, Daneshvar MI, Brown-Elliott BA, Wallace RJJ, et al. Taxonomic variation in the Mycobacterium fortuitum third biovariant complex: description of Mycobacterium boenickei sp. nov., Mycobacterium houstonense sp. nov., Mycobacterium neworleansense sp. nov. and Mycobacterium brisbanense sp. nov. and recognition of Mycobacterium porcinum from human clinical isolates. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1653-1667.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 54, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:3-5.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

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

Assigned by: Schinsky MF, Morey RE, Steigerwalt AG, Douglas MP, Wilson RW, Floyd MM, Butler WR, Daneshvar MI, Brown-Elliott BA, Wallace RJJ, et al. Taxonomic variation in the Mycobacterium fortuitum third biovariant complex: description of Mycobacterium boenickei sp. nov., Mycobacterium houstonense sp. nov., Mycobacterium neworleansense sp. nov. and Mycobacterium brisbanense sp. nov. and recognition of Mycobacterium porcinum from human clinical isolates. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1653-1667.

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