Genus "Catabacter"

Name: "Catabacter" Lau et al. 2007

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ca.ta.bac’ter. Gr. prep. kata, derived from Gr. kata, down (abbreviation for catalase positive); N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Catabacter, arbitrary name, catalase-positive rod

Gender: masculine (stem: Catabacter-)

Type species: "Catabacter hongkongensis" Lau et al. 2007

Original publication: Lau SK, McNabb A, Woo GK, Hoang L, Fung AM, Chung LM, Woo PC, Yuen KY. Catabacter hongkongensis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from blood cultures of patients from Hong Kong and Canada. J Clin Microbiol 2007; 45:395-401.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Correct name: Christensenella Morotomi et al. 2012

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Record number: 579
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