ap.pen.di.cis. L. fem. n.appendix (gen. appendicis), that which hangs to any thing, an appendage; L. gen. fem. n.appendicis, of an appendage, intended to mean pertaining to appendicitis, from which the patient from whom the clinical material was taken for isolation of the organism was suffering
Yassin AF, Steiner U, Ludwig W. Corynebacterium appendicis sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1165-1169.
Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 52, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1439-1440.
validly published under the ICNP
Nouioui et al. 2018
Nouioui I, Carro L, Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Pukall R, Klenk HP, Goodfellow M, Goker M. Genome-Based Taxonomic Classification of the Phylum Actinobacteria. Front Microbiol 2018; 9:2007.
Oren A, Garrity GM. List of changes in taxonomic opinion no. 29. Notification of changes in taxonomic opinion previously published outside the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:13-32.
According to Bartlett et al. (2022), this species is a putative 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.
The full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 1, note = "+".