Subspecies Mycobacterium tuberculosis subsp. caprae

Name: Mycobacterium tuberculosis subsp. caprae Aranaz et al. 1999

Category: Subspecies

Proposed as: subsp. nov.

Etymology: ca’p.rae L. gen. fem. n. caprae, referring to capra; L. fem. n. capra, for goat, the host animal from which the bacteria are isolated

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC BAA-824; CIP 105776; gM-1; spc-1

16S rRNA gene: AF547975 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Aranaz A, Liebana E, Gomez-Mampaso E, Galan JC, Cousins D, Ortega A, Blazquez J, Baquero F, Mateos A, Suarez G, et al. Mycobacterium tuberculosis subsp. caprae subsp. nov.: a taxonomic study of a new member of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex isolated from goats in Spain. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:1263-1273.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 49, part 3 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:1327-1328.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Zopf 1883) Lehmann and Neumann 1896 (Approved Lists 1980)

Risk group: 3

Parent taxon: Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Zopf 1883) Lehmann and Neumann 1896 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Aranaz A, Liebana E, Gomez-Mampaso E, Galan JC, Cousins D, Ortega A, Blazquez J, Baquero F, Mateos A, Suarez G, et al. Mycobacterium tuberculosis subsp. caprae subsp. nov.: a taxonomic study of a new member of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex isolated from goats in Spain. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:1263-1273.

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