Name: Chlamydophila pneumoniae (Grayston et al. 1989) Everett et al. 1999

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Chlamydia pneumoniae Grayston et al. 1989

Etymology: Gr. n. pneumonia, disease of the lungs, pneumonia (inflammation of the lungs); N.L. gen. fem. n. pneumoniae, of pneumonia

Type strains: ATCC VR-2282; DSM 19748; TW-183; TWAR strain TW-183

16S rRNA gene accession number: Z49873

Valid publication: Everett KD, Bush RM, Andersen AA. Emended description of the order Chlamydiales, proposal of Parachlamydiaceae fam. nov. and Simkaniaceae fam. nov., each containing one monotypic genus, revised taxonomy of the family Chlamydiaceae, including a new genus and five new species, and standards for the identification of organisms. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:415-440.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Chlamydia pneumoniae Grayston et al. 1989

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Chlamydophila Everett et al. 1999

Assigned by: Everett KD, Bush RM, Andersen AA. Emended description of the order Chlamydiales, proposal of Parachlamydiaceae fam. nov. and Simkaniaceae fam. nov., each containing one monotypic genus, revised taxonomy of the family Chlamydiaceae, including a new genus and five new species, and standards for the identification of organisms. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:415-440.

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