Species Acinetobacter pittii

Name: Acinetobacter pittii Nemec et al. 2011

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. pittii, of Pitt, named after Tyrone Pitt, British medical microbiologist

Type strains: ATCC 19004; CIP 70.29; DSM 25618; LMG 1035; NIPH 519; RUH 2206

16S rRNA gene accession number: HQ180184

Effective publication: Nemec A, Krizova L, Maixnerova M, van der Reijden TJ, Deschaght P, Passet V, Vaneechoutte M, Brisse S, Dijkshoorn L. Genotypic and phenotypic characterization of the Acinetobacter calcoaceticus-Acinetobacter baumannii complex with the proposal of Acinetobacter pittii sp. nov. (formerly Acinetobacter genomic species 3) and Acinetobacter nosocomialis sp. nov. (formerly Acinetobacter genomic species 13TU). Res Microbiol 2011; 162:393-404.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 140. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:1499-1501.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Acinetobacter Brisou and Prévot 1954 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Nemec A, Krizova L, Maixnerova M, van der Reijden TJ, Deschaght P, Passet V, Vaneechoutte M, Brisse S, Dijkshoorn L. Genotypic and phenotypic characterization of the Acinetobacter calcoaceticus-Acinetobacter baumannii complex with the proposal of Acinetobacter pittii sp. nov. (formerly Acinetobacter genomic species 3) and Acinetobacter nosocomialis sp. nov. (formerly Acinetobacter genomic species 13TU). Res Microbiol 2011; 162:393-404.

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