Name: Chlamydia trachomatis (Busacca 1935) Rake 1957 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Rickettsia trachomae" Busacca 1935

Etymology: Gr. n. trachusma -atos, a roughness; N.L. n. trachoma -atis, the disease trachoma; N.L. gen. n. trachomatis, of trachoma

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC VR-571B; DSM 19440; Har-13; strain A/Har-13

16S rRNA gene: D89067 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Rake G. Family II. Chlamydiaceae Fam. Nov. In: Breed RS, Murray EGD, Smith NR (eds), Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, seventh edition, The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1957, p. 957-968.

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: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Chlamydia Jones et al. 1945 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Rake G. Family II. Chlamydiaceae Fam. Nov. In: Breed RS, Murray EGD, Smith NR (eds), Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, seventh edition, The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1957, p. 957-968.

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Record number: 783629