Mycobacterium caprae

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Mycobacterium caprae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Order: Actinomycetales
Suborder: Corynebacterineae
Family: Mycobacteriaceae
Genus: Mycobacterium
Species: M. caprae
Binomial name
Mycobacterium caprae
Aranaz et al. 2003,[1] ATCC BAA-824

Mycobacterium caprae Type strain: strain spc-1 = gM-1 = ATCC BAA-824 = CIP 105776.
Basonym: Mycobacterium tuberculosis subsp. caprae Aranaz et al. 1999.
Other synonym: Mycobacterium bovis subsp. caprae (Aranaz et al. 1999) Niemann et al. 2002.

It can cause tuberculosis.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aranaz A, Cousins D, Mateos A, Domínguez L (November 2003). "Elevation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis subsp. caprae Aranaz et al. 1999 to species rank as Mycobacterium caprae comb. nov., sp. nov". Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 53 (Pt 6): 1785–9. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.02532-0. PMID 14657105. 
  2. ^ Rodríguez E, Sánchez LP, Pérez S, et al. (December 2009). "Human tuberculosis due to Mycobacterium bovis and M. caprae in Spain, 2004–2007". Int. J. Tuberc. Lung Dis. 13 (12): 1536–41. PMID 19919773. 

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