Species Mycobacterium paratuberculosis

Name: Mycobacterium paratuberculosis Bergey et al. 1923 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: Gr. pref. para-, alongside of, resembling; N.L. n. tuberculosis, tuberculosis; N.L. gen. n. paratuberculosis, of tuberculosis-like, of paratuberculosis

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 19698; CIP 103963; DSM 44133

16S rRNA gene: AF547899 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Bergey DH, Harrison FC, Breed RS, Hammer BW, Huntoon FM. Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 1st ed. The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1923.

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 avium subsp. paratuberculosis (Bergey et al. 1923) Thorel et al. 1990

Risk group: 2

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

Assigned by: Bergey DH, Harrison FC, Breed RS, Hammer BW, Huntoon FM. Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 1st ed. The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1923.

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