The Full Wiki

More info on Mycobacterium madagascariense

Mycobacterium madagascariense: Wikis

Advertisements
  

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Mycobacterium madagascariense
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Order: Actinomycetales
Suborder: Corynebacterineae
Family: Mycobacteriaceae
Genus: Mycobacterium
Species: M. madagascariense
Binomial name
Mycobacterium madagascariense
Ausina et al. 1992, ATCC 49865

Mycobacterium madagascariense
Etymology: madagascariense, relating to Madagascar where it was first isolated.

Contents

Description

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

Colony characteristics

  • Smooth and glistening colonies with yellow or orange pigmentation (1-2mm in diameter).

Physiology

  • Rapid growth on Löwenstein-Jensen medium and Middlebrook 7H10 agar at 31°C. No growth at 37°C or above.

Differential characteristics

Pathogenesis

Type Strain

Strain P2 = ATCC 49865 = CIP 104538 = JCM 13574.

References

  • Kazda et al. 1992. Mycobacterium madagascariense sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 42, 524-528.
Advertisements

Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message