Species Mycobacterium simiae

Name: Mycobacterium simiae Karassova et al. 1965 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: si’mi.ae L. n. simia, an ape; L. gen. masc./fem. n. simiae, of an ape

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 25275; CCUG 29114; CCUG 42427; CIP 104531; DSM 44165; JCM 12377

16S rRNA gene: AF547966 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Karassova V, Weissfeiler J, Krasznay E. Occurrence of atypical mycobacteria in Macacus rhesus. Acta Microbiol Acad Sci Hung 1965; 12:275-282.

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: 2

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

Assigned by: Karassova V, Weissfeiler J, Krasznay E. Occurrence of atypical mycobacteria in Macacus rhesus. Acta Microbiol Acad Sci Hung 1965; 12:275-282.

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