Species "Mycobacterium suricattae"

Name: "Mycobacterium suricattae" Parsons et al. 2013

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: after the host species from which it has been isolated

Gender: neuter

Original publication: Parsons SD, Drewe JA, Gey van Pittius NC, Warren RM, van Helden PD. Novel cause of tuberculosis in meerkats, South Africa. Emerg Infect Dis 2013; 19:2004-2007.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

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

Assigned by: Parsons SD, Drewe JA, Gey van Pittius NC, Warren RM, van Helden PD. Novel cause of tuberculosis in meerkats, South Africa. Emerg Infect Dis 2013; 19:2004-2007.

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