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Mycobacterium gadium
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Order: Actinomycetales
Suborder: Corynebacterineae
Family: Mycobacteriaceae
Genus: Mycobacterium
Species: M. gadium
Binomial name
Mycobacterium gadium
Casal and Calero 1974, ATCC 27726

Mycobacterium gadium

Contents

Description

Short gram-positive, nonmotile and acid-fast rods.

Colony characteristics

  • Yellow-orange, scotochromogenic colonies, but the pigmentation deepens with exposure to light. Older cultures are more dry and rough.

Physiology

Pathogenesis

Type Strain

First isolated from known tuberculous patient from Cadiz, Spain. Strain ATCC 27726 = CCUG 37515 = CIP 105388 = DSM 44077 = HAMBI 2274 = JCM 12688 = NCTC 10942.

References

  • Casal,M., and J. Calero. 1974. Mycobacterium gadium sp. nov. A new species of rapid-growing scotochromogenic mycobacteria. Tubercle, 55, 299-308.] PMID 4220083
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