Name: Brucella ceti Foster et al. 2007

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ce’ti L. masc. n. cetus, large sea animal (whale, porpoise, dolphin); L. gen. masc. n. ceti, of a large sea animal

Gender: feminine

Type strain: BCCN 94-74; NCTC 12891

16S rRNA gene: AM158982 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Foster G, Osterman BS, Godfroid J, Jacques I, Cloeckaert A. Brucella ceti sp. nov. and Brucella pinnipedialis sp. nov. for Brucella strains with cetaceans and seals as their preferred hosts. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:2688-2693.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 57, part 11 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:313-314.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

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

Assigned by: Foster G, Osterman BS, Godfroid J, Jacques I, Cloeckaert A. Brucella ceti sp. nov. and Brucella pinnipedialis sp. nov. for Brucella strains with cetaceans and seals as their preferred hosts. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:2688-2693.

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Record number: 786933