Species Mycobacterium palustre

Name: Mycobacterium palustre Torkko et al. 2002

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. adj. palustre, living in swamps, referring to the isolation of the organisms from peat land run-off water

Type strains: ATCC BAA-377; DSM 44572; E846

16S rRNA gene: AJ308603 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Torkko P, Suomalainen S, Iivanainen E, Tortoli E, Suutari M, Seppanen J, Paulin L, Katila ML. Mycobacterium palustre sp. nov., a potentially pathogenic, slowly growing mycobacterium isolated from clinical and veterinary specimens and from Finnish stream waters. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1519-1525.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 52, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:3-5.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

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

Assigned by: Torkko P, Suomalainen S, Iivanainen E, Tortoli E, Suutari M, Seppanen J, Paulin L, Katila ML. Mycobacterium palustre sp. nov., a potentially pathogenic, slowly growing mycobacterium isolated from clinical and veterinary specimens and from Finnish stream waters. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1519-1525.

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