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Mycobacterium gilvum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Order: Actinomycetales
Suborder: Corynebacterineae
Family: Mycobacteriaceae
Genus: Mycobacterium
Species: M. gilvum
Binomial name
Mycobacterium gilvum
Stanford and Gunthorpe 1971, ATCC 43909

Mycobacterium gilvum
Etymology: gilvum, Latin for pale yellow.

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Description

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

Colony characteristics

Physiology

Differential characteristics

  • 5 species-specific antigens, demonstrable in immunodiffusion tests.

Pathogenesis

Type Strain

First isolated from sputum and pleura fluid (London). Strain ATCC 43909 = CCUG 37676 = CIP 106743 = DSM 44503 = JCM 6395 = NCTC 10742.

References

  • Stanford,J., G. Gunthorpe. 1971. A study of some fast-growing scotochromogenic mycobacteria including species descriptions of Mycobacterium gilvum (new species) and Mycobacterium duvalii (new species). British Journal of Experimental Pathology, 52, 627-637.] PMID 5002706
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Wikispecies

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Taxonavigation

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Superregnum: Bacteria
Regnum: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Classis: Actinobacteria
Subclassis: Actinobacteridae
Ordo: Actinomycetales
Subordo: Corynebacterineae
Familia: Mycobacteriaceae
Genus: Mycobacterium
Species: Mycobacterium gilvum
Strain: Mycobacterium gilvum PYR-GCK -

References


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