Williamsia

Williamsia

(wĭl-yăm′zē-ă)
A genus of mycolic acid containing actinomycetes. Most members of the genus are thought to be nonpathogenic bacteria found in a variety of natural environments. They have rarely been identified in culture specimens as a cause of human disease.
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7) Other mycolic acid-containing bacteria belong to the genera Corynebacterium, Dietzia, Gordonia, Millisia, Nocardia, Segniliparus, Skermania, Smaragdicoccus, Tomitella, Tsukamurella, and Williamsia.
To the Editor: Bacteria of the genus Williamsia are mycolic acid containing actinomycetes of the suborder Corynebacterineae (1).
Since no interpretive criteria exist for Williamsia spp.
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