Species Mycobacterium ulcerans

Name: Mycobacterium ulcerans MacCallum et al. 1950 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. part. adj. ulcerans, making sore, causing to ulcerate

Type strains: ATCC 19423; DSM 44154; NCTC 10417

16S rRNA gene: AF273022 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Fenner F. The significance of the incubation period in infectious diseases. Med J Aust 1950; 2:813-818.

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: 3

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

Assigned by: Fenner F. The significance of the incubation period in infectious diseases. Med J Aust 1950; 2:813-818.

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