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