Kageyama A, Suzuki S, Yazawa K, Nishimura K, Kroppenstedt RM, Mikami Y. Nocardia aobensis Sp. Nov., isolated from patients in Japan. Microbiol Immunol 2004; 48:817-822.
Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 102. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:547-549.
validly published under the ICNP
According to Bartlett et al. (2022), this species is an established human pathogen.Publication:
Bartlett A, Padfield D, Lear L, Bendall R, Vos M. A comprehensive list of bacterial pathogens infecting humans. Microbiology 2022; 168:0.
The phylogenetic position of this species was determined in a genome-scale analysis by Nouioui et al. (2018).Publication:
Nouioui I, Carro L, Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Pukall R, Klenk HP, Goodfellow M, Goker M. Genome-Based Taxonomic Classification of the Phylum Actinobacteria. Front Microbiol 2018; 9:2007.
The specific epithet, aobensis, is a "N.L. fem. adj.", not a "N.L. fem. n." as cited in the effective publication.Publication:
Euzeby JP. List of Bacterial Names with Standing in Nomenclature: a folder available on the Internet. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:590-592.