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Mycobacterium elephantis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Order: Actinomycetales
Suborder: Corynebacterineae
Family: Mycobacteriaceae
Genus: Mycobacterium
Species: M. elephantis
Binomial name
Mycobacterium elephantis
Shojaei et al. 2000, DSM 44368

Mycobacterium elephantis


A rapidly growing non-chromogenic Mycobacterium

Type Strain

First isolated from an elephant. Strain 484 = CIP 106831 = DSM 44368 = JCM 12406


  • Shojaei et al. 2000. Mycobacterium elephantis sp. nov., a rapidly growing non-chromogenic Mycobacterium isolated from an elephant. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 50, 1817-1819 PMID 11034492


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