Complete Genome Sequence of Mycobacterium fortuitum subsp. fortuitum Type Strain DSM46621

Y.S. Ho, S.A. Adroub, F. Aleisa, H. Mahmood, G. Othoum, F. Rashid, M. Zaher, S. Ali, W. Bitter, A. Pain, A.M. Abdallah

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Mycobacterium fortuitum is a member of the rapidly growing nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM). It is ubiquitous in water and soil habitats, including hospital environments. M. fortuitum is increasingly recognized as an opportunistic nosocomial pathogen causing disseminated infection. Here we report the genome sequence of M. fortuitum subsp. fortuitum type strain DSM46621. © 2012, American Society for Microbiology.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6337-6338
JournalJournal of bacteriology
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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