"Bacillus mediterraneensis," a new bacterial species isolated from human gut microbiota

New Microbes New Infect. 2016 May 15:12:86-7. doi: 10.1016/j.nmni.2016.05.006. eCollection 2016 Jul.


We present a brief description of "Bacillus mediterraneensis" strain Marseille-P2366(T) (= CSUR P2366 = DSM 102091), a new species isolated from the gastrointestinal tract of a healthy 13-month-old boy from Senegal.

Keywords: Bacillus mediterraneensis; culturomics; emerging bacterium; gut microbiota; taxonomy.