Species Mycobacterium lentiflavum

Name: Mycobacterium lentiflavum Springer et al. 1996

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. adj. lentus -a -um, slow; L. adj. flavus -a -um, yellow; N.L. neut. adj. lentiflavum, slow and yellow, two characteristic features of this species

Gender: neuter

Type strain: 2186/92; ATCC 51985; CCUG 42422; CCUG 42559; CIP 105465; DSM 44195; DSM 46733; JCM 13390

16S rRNA gene: AF547942 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Springer B, Wu WK, Bodmer T, Haase G, Pfyffer GE, Kroppenstedt RM, Schroder KH, Emler S, Kilburn JO, Kirschner P, et al. Isolation and characterization of a unique group of slowly growing mycobacteria: description of Mycobacterium lentiflavum sp. nov. J Clin Microbiol 1996; 34:1100-1107.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 58. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:836-837.

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, Wu WK, Bodmer T, Haase G, Pfyffer GE, Kroppenstedt RM, Schroder KH, Emler S, Kilburn JO, Kirschner P, et al. Isolation and characterization of a unique group of slowly growing mycobacteria: description of Mycobacterium lentiflavum sp. nov. J Clin Microbiol 1996; 34:1100-1107.

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