Torkko et al. 2002, ATCC BAA-377
Mycobacterium palustre is a slowly growing mycobacterium first isolated from an environmental source in Finland. It is potentially pathogenic, and has been isolated from human and veterinary clinical specimens.
^Torkko, P; Suomalainen, S; Iivanainen, E; Tortoli, E; Suutari, M; Seppänen, J; Paulin, L; Katila, ML (2002). "Mycobacterium palustre sp. Nov., a potentially pathogenic, slowly growing mycobacterium isolated from clinical and veterinary specimens and from Finnish stream waters". International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology52 (Pt 5): 1519–25. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.02089-0. PMID12361253.