Mycobacterium kumamotonense

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Mycobacterium kumamotonense
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Order: Actinomycetales
Suborder: Corynebacterineae
Family: Mycobacteriaceae
Genus: Mycobacterium
Species: M. kumamotonense
Binomial name
Mycobacterium kumamotonense
Masaki et al. 2007, JCM 13453

Mycobacterium kumamotonense
Etymology: kumamotonense, pertaining to Kumamoto Prefecture in Japan, where the type strain was isolated.



Type strain[edit]

Strain CST 7247 = CCUG 51961 = JCM 13453


  • Masaki et al. 2006. Mycobacterium kumamotonense sp. nov. recovered from clinical specimen and the first isolation report of Mycobacterium arupense in Japan: novel slowly growing, nonchromogenic clinical isolates related to Mycobacterium terrae complex. Microbiol. Immunol., 50, 889-897. PMID 17116985

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