Stanford and Gunthorpe 1971, ATCC 51304
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Gram-positive, nonmotile and pleomorphic acid-fast rods.
- Bright yellow pigmented, scotochromogenic and rough or smooth colonies on Löwenstein-Jensen medium.
- Fast growth on [Löwenstein-Jensen medium at 25°C and 37°C within 7 days. No growth at 45°C.
- Resistant to isoniazid, rifampicin, and sodium aminosalicylate.
- Characterised by the possession of 6 species-specific antigens demonstrable in immunodiffusion tests.
Not pathogenic, but evidence insufficient. Biosafety level 1.
First isolated from cases of human leprosy by C. W. Duval. Strain ATCC 43910 = CCUG 41352 = CIP 104539 = DSM 44244 = JCM 6396 = NCTC 358.
- Stanford, J. et al. 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.]
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