Name: Blautia wexlerae Liu et al. 2008

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: wex’ler.ae N.L. gen. fem. n. wexlerae, of Wexler, in honour of the American microbiologist Hannah M. Wexler, who has contributed significantly to our knowledge of anaerobic bacteria, particularly with regard to antimicrobial susceptibility testing and studies of mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance

Gender: feminine

Type strains: ATCC BAA-1564; DSM 19850; WAL 14507

16S rRNA gene: EF036467 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Liu C, Finegold SM, Song Y, Lawson PA. Reclassification of Clostridium coccoides, Ruminococcus hansenii, Ruminococcus hydrogenotrophicus, Ruminococcus luti, Ruminococcus productus and Ruminococcus schinkii as Blautia coccoides gen. nov., comb. nov., Blautia hansenii comb. nov., Blautia hydrogenotrophica comb. nov., Blautia luti comb. nov., Blautia producta comb. nov., Blautia schinkii comb. nov. and description of Blautia wexlerae sp. nov., isolated from human faeces. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:1896-1902.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 58, part 8 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:2473-2474.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Blautia Liu et al. 2008

Assigned by: Liu C, Finegold SM, Song Y, Lawson PA. Reclassification of Clostridium coccoides, Ruminococcus hansenii, Ruminococcus hydrogenotrophicus, Ruminococcus luti, Ruminococcus productus and Ruminococcus schinkii as Blautia coccoides gen. nov., comb. nov., Blautia hansenii comb. nov., Blautia hydrogenotrophica comb. nov., Blautia luti comb. nov., Blautia producta comb. nov., Blautia schinkii comb. nov. and description of Blautia wexlerae sp. nov., isolated from human faeces. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:1896-1902.

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