Species Mycobacterium interjectum

Name: Mycobacterium interjectum Springer et al. 1995

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. v. interjacio, to set, place, or put between; L. neut. part. adj. interjectum, placed between, corresponding to the phylogenetic position between rapid and slow-growing mycobacteria

Gender: neuter

Type strains: 4185-92; ATCC 51457; CCUG 37514; DSM 44064

16S rRNA gene: AF547937 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Springer B, Kirschner P, Rost-Meyer G, Schroder KH, Kroppenstedt RM, Bottger EC. Mycobacterium interjectum, a new species isolated from a patient with chronic lymphadenitis. J Clin Microbiol 1993; 31:3083-3089.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 52. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:197-198.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

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

Assigned by: Springer B, Kirschner P, Rost-Meyer G, Schroder KH, Kroppenstedt RM, Bottger EC. Mycobacterium interjectum, a new species isolated from a patient with chronic lymphadenitis. J Clin Microbiol 1993; 31:3083-3089.

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