Species "Mycobacterium simulans"

Name: "Mycobacterium simulans" Tortoli et al. 2010

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. part. adj. simulans, imitating, named for having similarities to certain coagulase-positive staphylococci, including Staphylococcus aureus

Gender: neuter

Type strains: FI-09026

16S rRNA gene: FJ786255 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Tortoli E, Rogasi PG, Fantoni E, Beltrami C, De Francisci A, Mariottini A. Infection due to a novel mycobacterium, mimicking multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Clin Microbiol Infect 2010; 16:1130-1134.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

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

Assigned by: Tortoli E, Rogasi PG, Fantoni E, Beltrami C, De Francisci A, Mariottini A. Infection due to a novel mycobacterium, mimicking multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Clin Microbiol Infect 2010; 16:1130-1134.

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