Etymology:N.L. neut. n.heparinum, heparin; from Gr. n. hêpar, liver; N.L. adj.lyticus -a -um, able to loose, able to dissolve; from Gr. adj.lytikos -ê -on, able to loosen, able to dissolve; N.L. masc. adj.heparinolyticus, heparin dissolving
Bacteroidesheparinolyticus is the correct name if this species is regarded as a separate species within a separate genus Bacteroides.
The Subcommittee on the taxonomy of Gram-negative anaerobic rods recommends that Prevotella heparinolytica (Okuda et al. 1985) Shah and Collins 1990 be designated Bacteroides heparinolyticus Okuda et al. 1985.Publication:
Olsen I, Shah HN. International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes Subcommittee on the taxonomy of Gram-negative anaerobic rods. Minutes of the meetings, 9 and 10 July 2000, Manchester, UK. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2001; 51:1943-1944.
The full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 2, note = "ht".