Phylum Actinobacteria, Class Actinobacteria, Order Actinomycetales, Suborder Corynebacterineae, Family Mycobacteriaceae, Genus
Mycobacterium, Mycobacterium talmoniae Davidson et al. 2017.
Colonies grown on Middlebrook 7H11 agar plates are nonpigmented, rough and
slightly raised. Visible growth is observed after 7-10 days on Middlebrook 7H11 agar
at 25-42 ºC. Optimal growth is observed at 37 ºC.
Isolated from human respiratory samples.
Susceptible to rifabutin, moxifloxacin, amikacin, clarithromycin, rifampin and ethambutol. Resistant to clofazimine, linezolid,
ciprofloxacin and streptomycin.
Undetermined. Associated with pulmonary disease.
- Davidson RM, DeGroote MA, Marola JL, Buss S, Jones V, McNeil MR, Freifeld AG, Elaine Epperson L, Hasan NA, Jackson M, et al.
Mycobacterium talmoniae sp. nov., a slowly growing mycobacterium isolated from human respiratory samples. Int J Syst Evol
Microbiol 2017; 67:2640-2645.
(c) Costin Stoica