Name: "Borrelia andersonii" Marconi et al. 1995

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. andersonii, of Anderson, named after John F. Anderson, who first described the organism

Gender: feminine

Type strain: 21038 (?)

16S rRNA gene: L46701 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Marconi RT, Liveris D, Schwartz I. Identification of novel insertion elements, restriction fragment length polymorphism patterns, and discontinuous 23S rRNA in Lyme disease spirochetes: phylogenetic analyses of rRNA genes and their intergenic spacers in Borrelia japonica sp. nov. and genomic group 21038 (Borrelia andersonii sp. nov.) isolates. J Clin Microbiol 1995; 33:2427-2434.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Parent taxon: Borrelia Swellengrebel 1907 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Marconi RT, Liveris D, Schwartz I. Identification of novel insertion elements, restriction fragment length polymorphism patterns, and discontinuous 23S rRNA in Lyme disease spirochetes: phylogenetic analyses of rRNA genes and their intergenic spacers in Borrelia japonica sp. nov. and genomic group 21038 (Borrelia andersonii sp. nov.) isolates. J Clin Microbiol 1995; 33:2427-2434.

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Record number: 800930