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 is a species of bacteria in the genus Mycobacterium and a member of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. Prior to 2003, the species was referred to as Mycobacterium tuberculosis subsp. caprae.[1] It is also synonymous with the name Mycobacterium bovis subsp. caprae.

M. caprae is a causative agent of tuberculosis in humans.[2][3] The species has also been isolated from tuberculous lesions in cattle, pigs, deer, and wild boars,[4] as well as from camels and bison.[5]

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  1. ^ a b 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. 
  3. ^ Kubica, T.; Rusch-Gerdes, S.; Niemann, S. (1 July 2003). "Mycobacterium bovis subsp. caprae Caused One-Third of Human M. bovis-Associated Tuberculosis Cases Reported in Germany between 1999 and 2001". Journal of Clinical Microbiology 41 (7): 3070–3077. doi:10.1128/JCM.41.7.3070-3077.2003. 
  4. ^ Rodríguez, Sabrina; Bezos, Javier; Romero, Beatriz; de Juan, Lucía; Álvarez, Julio; Castellanos, Elena; Moya, Nuria; Lozano, Francisco; Javed, M. Tariq; Sáez-Llorente, José L.; Liébana, Ernesto; Mateos, Ana; Domínguez, Lucas; Aranaz, Alicia; Tuberculosis, Monitoring of Animal (March 2011). "Mycobacterium caprae Infection in Livestock and Wildlife, Spain". Emerging Infectious Diseases 17 (3): 532–535. doi:10.3201/eid1703.100618. 
  5. ^ Pate, M.; Švara, T.; Gombač, M.; Paller, T.; Žolnir-Dovč, M.; Emeršič, I.; Prodinger, W. M.; Bartoš, M.; Zdovc, I.; Krt, B.; Pavlik, I.; Cvetnić, Ž.; Pogačnik, M.; Ocepek, M. (October 2006). "Outbreak of Tuberculosis Caused by Mycobacterium caprae in a Zoological Garden". Journal of Veterinary Medicine Series B 53 (8): 387–392. doi:10.1111/j.1439-0450.2006.01000.x. 

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