Aerobic Gram-Positive Bacilli

Pertinent characteristics: rod-like; catalase negative or positive; some are acid-fast stain
positive and some have branching; only Bacillus, Brevibacillus, Brevibacterium, and
Paenibacillus species produce spores.

Actinomadura latina
Actinomadura madurae
Actinomadura pelletieri
Amycolata autotrophica
Amycolatopsis orientalis Nocardia orientalis
Streptomyces orientalis
Arthrobacter creatinolyticus
Arthrobacter cumminsii
Arthrobacter woluwensis
Aureobacterium species Corynebacterium aquaticum
Bacillus anthracis
Bacillus cereus
Bacillus circulans
Bacillus coagulans
Bacillus licheniformis
Bacillus megaterium
Bacillus mycoides
Bacillus pumilus
Bacillus sphaericus
Bacillus subtilis
Bacillus thuringiensis
Brevibacillus agri
Brevibacillus brevis Bacillus brevis
Brevibacillus laterosporus Bacillus laterosporus
Brevibacterium casei CDC coryneform group B-1
and B-3
Brevibacterium epidermidis
Brevibacterium mcbrellneri
Brevibacterium otitidis
Callatomonas turbata Oerskovia turbata
Cellulomonas hominis CDC coryneform group A-3
Corynebacterium accolens
Corynebacterium afermentans
ssp. afermentans
CDC coryneform group
ANF-1
Corynebacterium afermentans
ssp. lipophilum
CDC coryneform group
ANF-1
Corynebacterium amycolatum Corynebacterium xerosis
Corynebacterium
minutissimun
Corynebacterium striatum
CDC coryneform group F-2
and I-2
Corynebacterium
argentoratense
Corynebacterium auris CDC coryneform group
ANF-1
Corynebacterium confusum
Corynebacterium coyleae
Corynebacterium diphtheriae
Corynebacterium durum
Corynebacterium falsenii
Corynebacterium
glucuronolyticum
Corynebacterium imitans
Corynebacterium jeikeium Corynebacterium group JK
CDC coryneform group JK
Corynebacterium
kroppenstedtii
Corynebacterium
lipophiloflavum
Corynebacterium macginleyi CDC coryneform group G-1
Corynebacterium matruchotii Bacterionema matruchotii
Corynebacterium
minutissimum
Corynebacterium mucifaciens
Corynebacterium pilosum
Corynebacterium propinquum CDC coryneform group
ANF-3
Corynebacterium
pseudodiphtheriticum
Corynebacterium hofmanii
Corynebacterium
pseudotuberculosis
Corynebacterium riegelii
Corynebacterium sanguinis
Corynebacterium singulare
Corynebacterium striatum
Corynebacterium
sundsvallense
Corynebacterium thomssenii
Rothia dentocarrosa
Corynebacterium ulcerans
Corynebacterium urealyticum Corynebacterium group D2
CDC coryneform group D2
Corynebacterium xerosis
Curtobacterium species
Dermabacter hominis CDC fermentative
coryneform groups 3 and 5
Dermatophilus congolensis
Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae Erysipelothrix insidiosa
Exiguobacterium acetylicum
Exiguobacterium aurantiacum
Brevibacterium aurantiacum
Gardnerella vaginalis Haemophilus vaginalis
Corynebacterium vaginalis
Gordona aichiensis Rhodococcus aichiensis
Tsukamurella aichiessii
Gordona bronchialis Rhodococcus bronchialis
Gordona rubropertincta Rhodococcus rubiopertincta
Gordona sputi Rhodococcus sputi
Rhodococcus chubuensis
Gordona terrae Rhodococcus terrae
Kurthia species
Lactobacillus species
Listeria bulgaria
Listeria grayi ssp. grayi Listeria grayi
Listeria ivanovii ssp. ivanovii Listeria monocytogenes
serovar 5
Listeria ivanovii ssp.
londoniensis
Listeria monocytogenes
Microbacterium species CDC coryneform groups A-4
and A-5
Microbacterium arborescens CDC coryneform group A-4
Microbacterium imperiale CDC coryneform group A-4
Mycobacterium abscessus Mycobacterium chelonae ssp.
abscessus
Mycobacterium africanum
Mycobacterium alvei
Mycobacterium asiaticum
Mycobacterium aurum
Mycobacterium avium
Mycobacterium bohemicum
Mycobacterium bovis
Mycobacterium branderi
Mycobacterium brumae
Mycobacterium celatum
Mycobacterium chelonae Mycobacterium chelonae ssp.
chelonae
Mycobacterium chelonei
Mycobacterium chubuense
Mycobacterium confluentis
Mycobacterium conspicuum
Mycobacterium cookii
Mycobacterium flavescens
Mycobacterium fortuitum Mycobacterium fortuitum ssp.
fortuitum
Mycobacterium fortuitum
(third biovariant complex)
sorbitol positive
Mycobacterium fortuitum
(third biovariant complex)
sorbitol negative
Mycobacterium gadium
Mycobacterium gastri
Mycobacterium genavense
Mycobacterium gordonae Mycobacterium aquae
Mycobacterium haemophilum
Mycobacterium hassiacum
Mycobacterium
heidelbergense
Mycobacterium intracellulare
Mycobacterium interjectum
Mycobacterium kansasii
Mycobacterium lentiflavum
Mycobacterium leprae
Mycobacterium mageritense
Mycobacterium maichiense
Mycobacterium malmoense
Mycobacterium marinum Mycobacterium balnei
Mycobacterium
microgenicum
Mycobacterium microti
Mycobacterium mucogenicum Mycobacterium chelonae–like
organism (MCLO)
Mycobacterium neoaurum
Mycobacterium
nonchromogenicum
Mycobacterium novocastiense
Mycobacterium peregrinum Mycobacterium fortuitum
biovar peregrinum
Mycobacterium phlei
Mycobacterium scrofulaceum
Mycobacterium shimoidei
Mycobacterium simiae Mycobacterium habana
Mycobacterium smegmatis
Mycobacterium szulgai
Mycobacterium terrae
Mycobacterium
thermoresistibile
Mycobacterium triplex
Mycobacterium triviale
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Mycobacterium ulcerans Mycobacterium buruli
Mycobacterium vaccae
Mycobacterium xenopi
Nocardia asteroides
Nocardia brasiliensis
Nocardia brevicatena
Nocardia farcinica
Nocardia nova
Nocardia otitidiscaviarum Nocardia caviae
Nocardia pseudobrasiliensis
Nocardia transvalensis
Nocardiopsis dassonvillei Actionmadura dassonvillei
Nocardia dassonvillei
Nocardiopsis
synnemataformans
Oerskovia turbata CDC coryneform groups A-3
and A-4
Oerskovia xanthineolytica CDC coryneform groups A-1
and A-2
Paenibacillus alvei Bacillus alvei
Paenibacillus macerans Bacillus mascerans
Paenibacillus polymyxa Bacillus polymyxa
Rhodococcus equi Corynebacterium equi
Rothia dentocariosa Nocardia dentocariosus
Streptomyces anulatus Streptomyces griseus
Streptomyces paraguayensis
Streptomyces somaliensis
Tropheryma whippelii
Tsukamurella inchonensis
Tsukamurella paurometabola Gordona aurantiaca
Tsukamurella pulmonis
Tsukamurella tyrosinosolvens
Turicella otitidis Rhodococcus aurantiacus
Correspondence: Dr. David A. Bruckner, Clinical
Microbiology, Department
of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UCLA Medical
Center 171315, Los
Angeles, California 90095-1713 (Bruckner@ucla.edu).
Clinical Infectious Diseases 1999;29:713–23
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