Name: Brucella canis Carmichael and Bruner 1968 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ca’nis L. gen. masc./fem. n. canis, of the dog

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC 23365; NCTC 10854; RM6/66

16S rRNA gene: L37584 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Carmichael LE, Bruner DW. Characteristics of a newly recognized species of Brucella responsible for infectious canine abortions. Cornell Veterinarian 1968; 58:579-592.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Brucella melitensis (Hughes 1893) Meyer and Shaw 1920 (Approved Lists 1980)

Risk group: 3

Parent taxon: Brucella Meyer and Shaw 1920 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Carmichael LE, Bruner DW. Characteristics of a newly recognized species of Brucella responsible for infectious canine abortions. Cornell Veterinarian 1968; 58:579-592.

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Record number: 783563