Mycobacterium aubagnense

Mycobacterium aubagnense is a species of the phylum actinobacteria (Gram-positive bacteria with high guanine and cytosine content, one of the dominant phyla of all bacteria), belonging to the genus mycobacterium.

Type strain: strain U8 = CCUG 50186 = CIP 108543.
Etymology: N.L. neut. adj. aubagnense, pertaining to Aubagne, the city from where the first patient originated.


ADÉKAMBI (T.), BERGER (P.), RAOULT (D.) and DRANCOURT (M.): rpoB gene sequence-based characterization of emerging non-tuberculous mycobacteria with descriptions of Mycobacterium bolletii sp. nov., Mycobacterium phocaicum sp. nov. and Mycobacterium aubagnense sp. nov. Int. J. Sys. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 133-143. PMID 16403878

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