Name: Actinomyces gerencseriae Johnson et al. 1990

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. fem. n. gerencseriae, of Gerencser, to honor the American microbiologist Mary Ann Gerencser, an authority on Actinomyces species

Type strains: ATCC 23860; CCUG 32936; CCUG 34703; CDC W838; CIP 105418; DSM 6844; JCM 12963; VPI 12594

16S rRNA gene accession number: X80414

Valid publication: Johnson JL, Moore LV, Kaneko B, Moore WE. Actinomyces georgiae sp. nov., Actinomyces gerencseriae sp. nov., designation of two genospecies of Actinomyces naeslundii, and inclusion of A. naeslundii serotypes II and III and Actinomyces viscosus serotype II in A. naeslundii genospecies 2. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1990; 40:273-286.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Actinomyces Harz 1877 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Johnson JL, Moore LV, Kaneko B, Moore WE. Actinomyces georgiae sp. nov., Actinomyces gerencseriae sp. nov., designation of two genospecies of Actinomyces naeslundii, and inclusion of A. naeslundii serotypes II and III and Actinomyces viscosus serotype II in A. naeslundii genospecies 2. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1990; 40:273-286.

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