Species "Mycobacterium lepromatosis"

Name: "Mycobacterium lepromatosis" Han et al. 2008

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: le.pro.ma.to’sis N.L. gen. fem. n. lepromatosis, of lepromatous leprosy

Gender: neuter

Original publication: Han XY, Seo YH, Sizer KC, Schoberle T, May GS, Spencer JS, Li W, Nair RG. A new Mycobacterium species causing diffuse lepromatous leprosy. Am J Clin Pathol 2008; 130:856-864.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

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

Assigned by: Han XY, Seo YH, Sizer KC, Schoberle T, May GS, Spencer JS, Li W, Nair RG. A new Mycobacterium species causing diffuse lepromatous leprosy. Am J Clin Pathol 2008; 130:856-864.

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