Species Mycobacterium parafortuitum

Name: Mycobacterium parafortuitum Tsukamura 1966 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: for.tu’i.tum pa.ra.for.tu’i.tum Gr. pref. para-, alongside of or near; L. neut. adj. fortuitum, casual, accidental, and also a specific epithet; N.L. neut. adj. parafortuitum, alongside of (Mycobacterium) fortuitum

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 19686; CCUG 20999; CIP 106802; DSM 43528; JCM 6367; NCTC 10411; NRRL B-4035

16S rRNA gene: AF547955 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Tsukamura M. Mycobacterium parafortuitum: a new species. J Gen Microbiol 1966; 42:7-12.

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: correct name

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: Tsukamura M. Mycobacterium parafortuitum: a new species. J Gen Microbiol 1966; 42:7-12.

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