Species Mycobacterium paraterrae

Name: Mycobacterium paraterrae Lee et al. 2016

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ter’rae pa.ra.ter’rae Gr. pref. para-, beside; L. gen. fem. n. terrae, (of the earth) specific epithet of a Mycobacterium species; N.L. gen. n. paraterrae, a species similar to members of the Mycobacterium terrae complex

Gender: neuter

Type strains: 05-2522; DSM 45127; KCTC 19556

16S rRNA gene: EU919229 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Lee H, Lee SA, Lee IK, Yu HK, Park YG, Jeong J, Lee SH, Kim SR, Hyun JW, Kim K, et al. Mycobacterium paraterrae sp. nov. recovered from a clinical specimen: novel chromogenic slow growing mycobacteria related to Mycobacterium terrae complex. Microbiol Immunol 2010; 54:46-53.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 172. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:4299-4305.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: Lee H, Lee SA, Lee IK, Yu HK, Park YG, Jeong J, Lee SH, Kim SR, Hyun JW, Kim K, et al. Mycobacterium paraterrae sp. nov. recovered from a clinical specimen: novel chromogenic slow growing mycobacteria related to Mycobacterium terrae complex. Microbiol Immunol 2010; 54:46-53.

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