Molecular evidence to support a proposal to reserve the designation Mycobacterium avium subsp. avium for bird-type isolates and 'M. avium subsp. hominissuis' for the human/porcine type of M. avium

W Mijs, P de Haas, R Rossau, T Van der Laan, L Rigouts, F Portaels, D van Soolingen

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Original languageEnglish
JournalInternational Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology
Pages (from-to)1505-1518
Publication statusPublished - 2002


  • B780-tropical-medicine
  • Bacteriology
  • Mycobacterium avium
  • Taxonomy
  • Laboratory techniques and procedures
  • LiPA

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