|Etymology:||Genus name: named after the French veterinarian Edmond Nocard.|
Species epithet: relating to farcy.
|Significance:||[Of minor importance]|
|Type Strain:||ATCC 3318 = CCUG 10109 = CCUG 27778 = CCUG 48656 = NCTC 11134|
|Macromorphology (smell):||Varable colony appearance.|
|Micromorphology:||Partially acid-alcohol-fast rods.|
|Gram +/Gram -:||G+|
|Other Enzymes:||Esculinase +|
|Disease:||Bovine farcy (inflammation in lymph vessels).
|16S rRNA Seq.:|
||About 100 species have been described within genus Nocardia, which is closely related to the following genera: Rhodococcus och Crossiella.|
|The revised taxonomy of the mollicutes|
The revised taxonomy of mollicutes (mycoplasmas) has now been introduced on VetBact, which means that many of the species have been given new genus names or moved to another higher taxon.Published 2021-11-25. Read more...