1954 to 1979, twenty-five years of mycobacterial taxonomy
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Center for Disease Control in Atlanta, Ga .
Written in English


  • Mycobacterium -- Classification -- Congresses.,
  • Mycobacterial diseases -- Congresses.

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Statementedited by George P. Kubica, Lawrence G. Wayne, Loraine S. Good.
ContributionsKubica, George P., Wayne, Lawrence G, 1926-, Good, Loraine S., International Working Group on Mycobacterial Taxonomy.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 225 p. :
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20631146M

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Tsukamura M, van der Meulen HJ, Grabow WOK () Numerical taxonomy of rapidly growing, scotochromogenic mycobacteria of the Mycobacterium parafortuitum complex: Mycobacterium austroafricanum sp. nov. and Mycobacterium diernhoferi sp. nov., nom. rev. Int Cited by: The minimal standards for including a species in the genusMycobacterium are i) acid-alcohol fastness, ii) the presence of mycolic acids containing 60–90 carbon atoms which are cleaved to C22 to C26 fatty acid methyl esters by pyrolysis, and iii) a guanine + cytosine content of the DNA of 61 to 71 mol %. Currently, there are 71 recognized or proposed species ofMycobacterium which can be. Mycobacterial species are traditionally differentiated Pathogenicity - Phylogeny - Taxonomy. Introduction The genus Mycobacterium contains a number of strict and mummies 3, years ago, tuberculosis is known to have been present since antiquity (). Recently, evidence for.   The genus Mycobacterium includes more than species and belongs to the family of Mycobacteriaceae, class Corynobacteriales, type Actinobacteria, and kingdom was first proposed in (Lehmann and Neuman, ) to host organisms considered at that time to be halfway between fungi and Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus is considered the founder of taxonomy.

mycobacteria exist. They include the milestone review by Wo-linsky (), properly updated 13 years later by Wayne and Sramek (). Interestingly, , the year the latter review was published, definitively sanctioned the success of the geno-typic approach to mycobacterial taxonomy. In the past few decades, there have been great advances in the phylogenetic classification of infectious diseases of man. Taxonomic Guide to Infectious Diseases organizes this information into a standard biological classification and provides a short, clinically-oriented description of every genus (class) of infectious organism. It covers an overview of modern taxonomy, including a description.   Journals & Books; Help Definition of the genus Mycobacterium vis-a-vis other allied taxa. In: Twenty-Five Years of Mycobacterial Taxonomy, pp. , Eds. G. P. Kubica, L. G. Wayne, and L. S. Good U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta () 6. () Ridell, M.: Sensitivity to capreomycin and. In book: Mycoheterotrophy: a short morphological description is provided followed by notes on taxonomy, distribution, evolution, and ecology. about million years ago (Ma). During the.

Taxonomy - Mycobacterium tuberculosis (SPECIES)))) Map to Klein ›"Bacterium tuberculosis" Zopf ›"Mycobacterium tuberculosis typus humanus" Lehmann and Neumann ›"Mycobacterium tuberculosis var. hominis" Bergey et al. ›ATCC More. Taxonomy navigation › Corynebacteriales. All lower taxonomy nodes (6,) Common name i- Synonym i-Other names i ›Mycobacteriaceae Chester (Approved Lists ) emend. Gupta et al. ›Mycobacteriaceae Chester (Approved Lists The intent of this minireview is to provide a single reference for diagnostic laboratories regarding new, clinically relevant changes in taxonomy pertaining to the genus Mycobacterium. METHODS Only those newly recognized mycobacterial species recovered from human clinical material and reported between January and December are. Goodfellow M & Minnikin DE () Definition of the genus Mycobacterium vis a vis other taxa. In: Kubica GP, Wayne LG & Good LS (Eds) to Twenty-five Years of Mycobacterial Taxonomy (pp. –). U.S. Department of Health Education and .