Subspecies Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis

Name: Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (Bergey et al. 1923) Thorel et al. 1990

Category: Subspecies

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Mycobacterium paratuberculosis Bergey et al. 1923 (Approved Lists 1980)

Etymology: Gr. pref. para-, alongside of, resembling; N.L. n. tuberculosis, tuberculosis; N.L. gen. n. paratuberculosis, of tuberculosis-like, of paratuberculosis

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 19698; CIP 103963; DSM 44133

16S rRNA gene: AF547899 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Thorel MF, Krichevsky M, Levy-Frebault VV. Numerical taxonomy of mycobactin-dependent mycobacteria, emended description of Mycobacterium avium, and description of Mycobacterium avium subsp. avium subsp. nov., Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis subsp. nov., and Mycobacterium avium subsp. silvaticum subsp. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1990; 40:254-260.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Mycobacterium avium Chester 1901 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Thorel MF, Krichevsky M, Levy-Frebault VV. Numerical taxonomy of mycobactin-dependent mycobacteria, emended description of Mycobacterium avium, and description of Mycobacterium avium subsp. avium subsp. nov., Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis subsp. nov., and Mycobacterium avium subsp. silvaticum subsp. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1990; 40:254-260.

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