homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
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.
Illegitimate according to IJSEM 66:4890- 4894, Taxonomic Note by B. Tindall.Publication:
Tindall BJ. Priority of the genus name Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980) vs Sarcina Goodsir 1842 (Approved Lists 1980) and the creation of the illegitimate combinations Clostridium maximum (Lindner 1888) Lawson and Rainey 2016 and Clostridium ventriculi (Goodsir 1842) Lawson and Rainey 2016 that may not be used. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:4890-4894.
The full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 1, note = "ht+".