First report of Gordonia terrae from Iran soil

Document Type : Case report


1 Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran

2 Department of Pathobiology, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran


Gordonia terrae is the aerobic actinomycete that is microflora in soil. This study is the first report of Gordonia species from Iran soil and accurate identification in level species was obtained with conventional tests and 16S rRNA gene sequencing.


Volume 2016, December
December 2016
Pages 1-3
  • Receive Date: 26 January 2023
  • Accept Date: 26 January 2023