Species Borrelia miyamotoi

Name: Borrelia miyamotoi Fukunaga et al. 1995

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. miyamotoi, of Miyamoto, in honor of Kenji Miyamoto, an entomologist who first isolated this organism from Ixodes ticks in Japan

Gender: feminine

Type strain: HT31; JCM 9579

16S rRNA gene: D45192 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Fukunaga M, Takahashi Y, Tsuruta Y, Matsushita O, Ralph D, McClelland M, Nakao M. Genetic and phenotypic analysis of Borrelia miyamotoi sp. nov., isolated from the ixodid tick Ixodes persulcatus, the vector for Lyme disease in Japan. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:804-810.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 45, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:364-365.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Borrelia Swellengrebel 1907 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Fukunaga M, Takahashi Y, Tsuruta Y, Matsushita O, Ralph D, McClelland M, Nakao M. Genetic and phenotypic analysis of Borrelia miyamotoi sp. nov., isolated from the ixodid tick Ixodes persulcatus, the vector for Lyme disease in Japan. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:804-810.

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Record number: 783532