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J Clin Microbiol. Nov 1995; 33(11): 2805–2811.
PMCID: PMC228584

Mycobacterium conspicuum sp. nov., a new species isolated from patients with disseminated infections.

Abstract

A new type of slowly growing, nonphotochromogenic mycobacterium was recovered from two patients with disseminated disease. The growth characteristics, acid fastness, acids were consistent with those for Mycobacterium species. The results of biochemical investigations, lipid analyses, and comparative 16S rRNA sequencing showed that these isolates represent a new slowly growing Mycobacterium species which is named Mycobacterium conspicuum.

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