Mycobacterium florentinum sp. nov., isolated from humans.

  title={Mycobacterium florentinum sp. nov., isolated from humans.},
  author={Enrico M Tortoli and Laura Rindi and Khye Seng Goh and Marja L Katila and Alessandro Mariottini and Romano Mattei and Gianna Mazzarelli and Sini Suomalainen and Pirjo Torkko and Nalin Rastogi},
  journal={International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology},
  volume={55 Pt 3},
Eight mycobacterial strains isolated during an 11 year period from the sputum of independent patients with various pulmonary disorders and, in one case, from a lymph node of a young girl, were found to present identical features. Phenotypic and genotypic characteristics revealed that the most closely related species to these test isolates were Mycobacterium triplex and Mycobacterium lentiflavum. However, the lipids of the cell wall of the test isolates differed from those of the latter species… CONTINUE READING
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