Yassin AF, Brenner S. Nocardia elegans sp. nov., a member of the Nocardia vaccinii clade isolated from sputum. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:1505-1509.
Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 55, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:2239-2241.
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 full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 1, note = "+".