homotypic synonym, not validly published, basonym of name in Approved Lists, distinct rank
Mycobacteriumchelonae subsp. abscessus is the correct name if this subspecies is regarded as a separate subspecies (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another subspecies whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority) within a separate species Mycobacteriumchelonae within a separate genus Mycobacterium.
The original spelling, Mycobacterium chelonei (sic) subsp. abscessus, has been corrected by Hill et al. 1984.Publication:
Hill LR, Skerman VBD, Sneath PHA. Corrigenda to the Approved Lists of Bacterial Names edited for the International Committee on Systematic Bacteriology. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1984; 34:508-511.
The full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 2, note = "ht".