|Category:||Primarily of interest in human medicin|
|Etymology:||Genus name: small fungus-like rod.|
Species epithet: cause ulceration
|Significance:||[Of minor importance]|
|Type Strain:||ATCC 19423 =NTCC 10417|
|Gram +/Gram -:||G+ (but difficult to gram stain)|
|Spec. Char.:||M. ulcerans is a slow grower (it takes more than 7 days to see colonies with the naked eye).|
|Disease:||Ulcerative skin infections.
|Virulence Factors:||Forms an extrcellular heat-labile toxin.|
|16S rRNA Seq.:|
||About 175 species have been described within genus Mycobacterium and this genus is closely related to Rhodococcus, Nocardia and Corynebacterium. M. ulcerans is very closely related to M. marinum.|
|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...