Species Mycobacterium microti

Name: Mycobacterium microti Reed 1957 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: mi.cro’ti N.L. masc. n. Microtus, a genus that includes the vole; N.L. gen. n. microti, of Microtus

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 19422; CIP 104256; DSM 44155; NCTC 8710

16S rRNA gene: AF547947 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Reed GB. Genus Mycobacterium (species affecting warm-blooded animals except those causing leprosy),. In: Breed RS, Murray EGD, Smith NR (eds), Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 7th edition, The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1957, p. 703-704.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Zopf 1883) Lehmann and Neumann 1896 (Approved Lists 1980)

Risk group: 3

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

Assigned by: Reed GB. Genus Mycobacterium (species affecting warm-blooded animals except those causing leprosy),. In: Breed RS, Murray EGD, Smith NR (eds), Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 7th edition, The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1957, p. 703-704.

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