|Category:||Primarily of interest in human medicin|
|Etymology:||Genus name: small fungus-like rod.|
Species epithet: of leprosy.
|Type Strain:||Ej definierad.|
|Gram +/Gram -:||G+ (but difficult to gram stain)|
|Spec. Char.:||Even if M. leprae cannot be cultivated, it is regardes as a slow grower.|
|16S rRNA Seq.:|
||About 175 species have been described within genus Mycobacterium and this genus is closely related to Rhodococcus, Nocardia and Corynebacterium.|
|Comment:||There is no type strain defined, because M. leprae cannot be cultivated on artificial media.|
|Dissertation with bacteriological connection|
On Friday, November 24, at 09:15 Madeleine Moazzami defends her thesis with the title: "Foodborne bacteria in slaughterhouses with focus on cleaning and disinfection". The defense takes place in Lennart Kennes hall, BioCentrum, campus Ultuna. All interested parties are welcome to attend.Published 2023-11-20. Read more...