Species Borrelia americana

Name: Borrelia americana Rudenko et al. 2010

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: a.me.ri’ca.na. N.L. fem. adj. americana, American, referring to the United States of America, where the organism was first isolated

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC BAA-1877; DSM 22541; SCW-41

16S rRNA gene: EF570070 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Rudenko N, Golovchenko M, Lin T, Gao L, Grubhoffer L, Oliver JHJ. Delineation of a new species of the Borrelia burgdorferi Sensu Lato Complex, Borrelia americana sp. nov. J Clin Microbiol 2009; 47:3875-3880.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 135. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:1985-1986.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Borrelia Swellengrebel 1907 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Rudenko N, Golovchenko M, Lin T, Gao L, Grubhoffer L, Oliver JHJ. Delineation of a new species of the Borrelia burgdorferi Sensu Lato Complex, Borrelia americana sp. nov. J Clin Microbiol 2009; 47:3875-3880.

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