Mycobacterium kyorinense sp. nov., a novel, slow-growing species, related to Mycobacterium celatum, isolated from human clinical specimens.

@article{Okazaki2009MycobacteriumKS,
  title={Mycobacterium kyorinense sp. nov., a novel, slow-growing species, related to Mycobacterium celatum, isolated from human clinical specimens.},
  author={Mitsuhiro P. Okazaki and Kiyofumi 6 Ohkusu and Hiroyuki Hata and Hiroaki Ohnishi and Keiko Sugahara and Chizuko Kawamura and Nagatoshi Fujiwara and Sohkichi Matsumoto and Yukiko Nishiuchi and Kouichi Toyoda and Hajime Saito and Shota Yonetani and Yoko Fukugawa and Masayuki Yamamoto and Hiroo Wada and Akiko Sejimo and Akio Ebina and Hajime Goto and Takayuki Ezaki and Takashi Watanabe},
  journal={International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={59 Pt 6},
  pages={1336-41}
}
A novel, non-pigmented, slow-growing mycobacterium was identified on the basis of biochemical and nucleic acid analyses, as well as growth characteristics. Three isolates were cultured from clinical samples (two from sputum and one from pus in lymph nodes) obtained from three immunocompetent patients with infections. Bacterial growth occurred at 28-42… CONTINUE READING