Vandamme P, Holmes B, Coenye T, Goris J, Mahenthiralingam E, LiPuma JJ, Govan JR. Burkholderia cenocepacia sp. nov.--a new twist to an old story. Res Microbiol 2003; 154:91-96.
Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 92. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:935-937.
validly published under the ICNP
The e-mail address of the corresponding author given in the effective publication is not functional any more.
The phylogenomic assignment score of this taxon is 0.16869 (N = 20).
According to Bartlett et al. (2022), this species is an established human pathogen.Publication:
Bartlett A, Padfield D, Lear L, Bendall R, Vos M. A comprehensive list of bacterial pathogens infecting humans. Microbiology 2022; 168:0.
Burkholderia cenocepacia Vandamme et al. 2003 was previously known as Burkholderia cepacia (Palleroni and Holmes 1981) Yabuuchi et al. 1993 genomovar III (recA lineages IIIA, IIIB, IIIC and IIID).Publication:
Yabuuchi E, Kosako Y, Oyaizu H, Yano I, Hotta H, Hashimoto Y, Ezaki T, Arakawa M. Proposal of Burkholderia gen. nov. and transfer of seven species of the genus Pseudomonas homology group II to the new genus, with the type species Burkholderia cepacia (Palleroni and Holmes 1981) comb. nov. Microbiol Immunol 1992; 36:1251-1275.