Mycobacterium shimoidei

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Mycobacterium shimoidei
Scientific classification edit
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinomycetota
Class: Actinomycetia
Order: Mycobacteriales
Family: Mycobacteriaceae
Genus: Mycobacterium
M. shimoidei
Binomial name
Mycobacterium shimoidei
(ex Tsukamura et al., 1975) Tsukamura, 1982

Mycobacterium shimoidei is a slowly growing non-pigmented species of mycobacteria. It is rarely associated with lung disease in humans. It was first isolated in 1975.[1]

a-c)Chest X-ray and computed tomography due to Mycobacterium shimoidei pulmonary infection


  1. Koukila-Kähkölä, P; Paulin L; Brander E; et al. (October 2000). "Characterisation of a new isolate of Mycobacterium shimoidei from Finland". Journal of Medical Microbiology. 49 (10): 937–940. doi:10.1099/0022-1317-49-10-937. PMID 11023191. Archived from the original on 2008-10-12. Retrieved 2023-01-22.

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