Species Mycoplasma genitalium

Name: Mycoplasma genitalium Tully et al. 1983

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ge.ni.ta’li.um L. pl. n. genitalia -ium, the genitals; L. gen. pl. n. genitalium, of the genitals

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 33530; CIP 103767; DSM 19775; G-37; NCTC 10195

16S rRNA gene: X77334 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Tully JG, Taylor-Robinson D, Rose DL, Cole RM, Bové JM. Mycoplasma genitalium, a new species from the human urogenital tract. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1983; 33:387-396.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Mycoplasmoides genitalium (Tully et al. 1983) Gupta et al. 2018

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Tully JG, Taylor-Robinson D, Rose DL, Cole RM, Bové JM. Mycoplasma genitalium, a new species from the human urogenital tract. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1983; 33:387-396.

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