Species Mycobacterium montefiorense

Name: Mycobacterium montefiorense Levi et al. 2003

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. adj. montefiorense, of or pertaining to Montefiore, referring to the Montefiore Medical Center

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC BAA-256; CCUG 51898; DSM 44602

16S rRNA gene: AF330038 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Levi MH, Bartell J, Gandolfo L, Smole SC, Costa SF, Weiss LM, Johnson LK, Osterhout G, Herbst LH. Characterization of Mycobacterium montefiorense sp. nov., a novel pathogenic Mycobacterium from moray eels that is related to Mycobacterium triplex. J Clin Microbiol 2003; 41:2147-2152.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 94. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:1701-1702.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: Levi MH, Bartell J, Gandolfo L, Smole SC, Costa SF, Weiss LM, Johnson LK, Osterhout G, Herbst LH. Characterization of Mycobacterium montefiorense sp. nov., a novel pathogenic Mycobacterium from moray eels that is related to Mycobacterium triplex. J Clin Microbiol 2003; 41:2147-2152.

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