|Species/Subspecies:||Mycobacterium avium subsp. avium|
|Etymology:||Genus name: small fungus-like rod.|
Species epithet: of birds.
Subspecies epithet: see Species epithet.
|Type Strain:||ATCC 25291 = NCTC 13034.|
|Gram +/Gram -:||G+ (but difficult to gram stain)|
|Spec. Char.:||M. avium subsp. avium is a slow grower (it takes more than 7 days to see colonies with the naked eye).|
|16S rRNA Seq.:|
||About 175 species have been described within genus Mycobacterium and this genus is closely related to Rhodococcus, Nocardia and Corynebacterium. M. avium subsp. avium is, as the name implies, very closely related to M. avium subsp. paratuberculosis.|
|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...