Name: Brachyspira pilosicoli (Trott et al. 1996) Ochiai et al. 1998

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Serpulina pilosicoli Trott et al. 1996

Etymology: pi.lo.si.co.li. L. adj. pilosus -a -um, hairy, shaggy; L. neut. n. colum, the colon; N.L. gen. neut. n. pilosicoli, of a hairy colon (referring to the fact that infection and attachment by this intestinal spirochete can result in the histological appearance of a hairy covering, false brush border, on the surface of the colon)

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC 51139; P43/6/78

16S rRNA gene: U23032 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Ochiai S, Adachi Y, Mori K. Unification of the genera Serpulina and Brachyspira, and proposals of Brachyspira hyodysenteriae Comb. Nov., Brachyspira innocens Comb. Nov. and Brachyspira pilosicoli Comb. Nov. Microbiol Immunol 1997; 41:445-452.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 64. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:327-328.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Brachyspira Hovind-Hougen et al. 1983

Assigned by: Ochiai S, Adachi Y, Mori K. Unification of the genera Serpulina and Brachyspira, and proposals of Brachyspira hyodysenteriae Comb. Nov., Brachyspira innocens Comb. Nov. and Brachyspira pilosicoli Comb. Nov. Microbiol Immunol 1997; 41:445-452.

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Record number: 783551
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