Mycobacterium monacense

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Mycobacterium monacense
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Order: Actinomycetales
Suborder: Corynebacterineae
Family: Mycobacteriaceae
Genus: Mycobacterium
Species: M. monacense
Binomial name
Mycobacterium monacense
Reischl et al. 2006, DSM 44395

Mycobacterium monacense
Etymology: monacense, from Monacum, the Latin name of the German city Munich where the first strain was isolated.

It is yellow-pigmented, non-photochromogenic and grows in less than a week on solid medium. Phylogenetic analysis has shown that this strain is most closely related to Mycobacterium doricum[1]

Description[edit]

It is thought to be responsible for a severe, post-traumatic wound infection, reported in a healthy boy.[2]

Pathogenesis[edit]

Type strain[edit]

Strain B9-21-178 = CIP 109237 = DSM 44395.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reischl et al. 2006. Mycobacterium monacense sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 56, 2575-2578. PMID 17082393
  2. ^ Reischl et al. 2006. Mycobacterium monacense sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 56, 2575-2578. PMID 17082393