Species Borrelia bissettiae

Name: Borrelia bissettiae Margos et al. 2016

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: bis.set’ti.ae. N.L. gen. fem. n. bissettiae, of Bissett, proposed in honour of Dr Marjorie L. Bissett, who isolated and described this spirochaete along with her co-worker Warren Hill (Bissett and Hill 1987)

Gender: feminine

Type strain: CIP 109136; DN127; DSM 17990

16S rRNA gene: AJ224141 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Margos G, Lane RS, Fedorova N, Koloczek J, Piesman J, Hojgaard A, Sing A, Fingerle V. Borrelia bissettiae sp. nov. and Borrelia californiensis sp. nov. prevail in diverse enzootic transmission cycles. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:1447-1452.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 66, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:2126-2128.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Borrelia Swellengrebel 1907 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Margos G, Lane RS, Fedorova N, Koloczek J, Piesman J, Hojgaard A, Sing A, Fingerle V. Borrelia bissettiae sp. nov. and Borrelia californiensis sp. nov. prevail in diverse enzootic transmission cycles. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:1447-1452.

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Record number: 774109