Species Chryseobacterium meningosepticum

Name: Chryseobacterium meningosepticum (King 1959) Vandamme et al. 1994

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Flavobacterium meningosepticum King 1959 (Approved Lists 1980)

Etymology: Gr. n. meninx meningos, meninges, membrane covering the brain; Gr. adj. septikos, putrefactive; N.L. neut. adj. meningosepticum, apparently referring to association of the bacterium with both meningitis and septicaemia, but not septic meningitis as the name implies

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 13253; CCUG 214; CIP 60.57; DSM 2800; IFO 12535; JCM 21065; LMG 12279; NBRC 12535; NCTC 10016

16S rRNA gene: D14018 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Vandamme P, Bernardet JF, Segers P, Kersters K, Holmes B. New perspectives in the classification of the flavobacteria: description of Chryseobacterium gen. nov., Bergeyella gen. nov., and Empedobacter nom. rev. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1994; 44:827-831.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 44, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:199-200.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Elizabethkingia meningoseptica (King 1959) Kim et al. 2005

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Chryseobacterium Vandamme et al. 1994

Assigned by: Vandamme P, Bernardet JF, Segers P, Kersters K, Holmes B. New perspectives in the classification of the flavobacteria: description of Chryseobacterium gen. nov., Bergeyella gen. nov., and Empedobacter nom. rev. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1994; 44:827-831.

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