Species Nocardia africana

Name: Nocardia africana Hamid et al. 2001

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: a.fri.ca’na. N.L. fem. adj. africana, African, of Africa, the source of the isolates

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC BAA-280; CCUG 46122; DSM 44491; JCM 11438; NBRC 100379; NCTC 13181; SD769

16S rRNA gene: JN041605 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Hamid ME, Maldonado L, Sharaf Eldin GS, Mohamed MF, Saeed NS, Goodfellow M. Nocardia africana sp. nov., a new pathogen isolated from patients with pulmonary infections. J Clin Microbiol 2001; 39:625-630.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 81. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1229.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Nocardia Trevisan 1889 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Hamid ME, Maldonado L, Sharaf Eldin GS, Mohamed MF, Saeed NS, Goodfellow M. Nocardia africana sp. nov., a new pathogen isolated from patients with pulmonary infections. J Clin Microbiol 2001; 39:625-630.

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