Species Corynebacterium riegelii

Name: Corynebacterium riegelii Funke et al. 1998

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. riegelii, of Riegel, to honor contemporary French microbiologist Philippe Riegel for his contributions to the taxonomy of the genus Corynebacterium as well as to the clinical microbiology of coryneform bacteria

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 700782; CCUG 38180; CIP 105310; DMMZ 2415; DSM 44326; JCM 10389

16S rRNA gene: Y14651 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Funke G, Lawson PA, Collins MD. Corynebacterium riegelii sp. nov., an unusual species isolated from female patients with urinary tract infections. J Clin Microbiol 1998; 36:624-627.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 65. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:627.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Corynebacterium Lehmann and Neumann 1896 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Funke G, Lawson PA, Collins MD. Corynebacterium riegelii sp. nov., an unusual species isolated from female patients with urinary tract infections. J Clin Microbiol 1998; 36:624-627.

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