Species Clostridioides difficile

Name: Clostridioides difficile (Hall and O'Toole 1935) Lawson et al. 2016

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Bacillus difficilis" Hall and O'Toole 1935

Etymology: dif.fi.ci’le. L. neut. adj. difficile, difficult (referring to “the unusual difficulty that was encountered in its isolation and study”)

Gender: neuter

Type strain: AS 1.2184; ATCC 9689; BCRC 10642; CCRC 10642; CCUG 4938; CIP 104282; DSM 1296; JCM 1296; LMG 15861; NCIB 10666; NCIMB 10666; NCTC 11209

16S rRNA gene: AB548672 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Lawson PA, Citron DM, Tyrrell KL, Finegold SM. Reclassification of Clostridium difficile as Clostridioides difficile (Hall and O'Toole 1935) Prevot 1938. Anaerobe 2016; 40:95-99.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 171. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:3761-3764.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Clostridioides Lawson et al. 2016

Assigned by: Lawson PA, Citron DM, Tyrrell KL, Finegold SM. Reclassification of Clostridium difficile as Clostridioides difficile (Hall and O'Toole 1935) Prevot 1938. Anaerobe 2016; 40:95-99.

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Record number: 794449
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