Species "Corynebacterium urinapleomorphum"

Name: "Corynebacterium urinapleomorphum" Morand et al. 2017

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: u.ri.na.pleo.morph.um. L. fem. n. urina, the Latin word for “urine”; N.L. neut. adj. pleomorphum, of pleo, “several” or “different, ” and morph, “shape”; N.L. neut. adj. urinapleomorphum, as strain Marseille-P2799 was first found in a paediatric urine sample and cells were bacilli with cytoplasmic inclusion that could make us think that the bacterium was catenary Gram-positive cocci

Gender: neuter

Type strain: CSUR P2799; DSM 103272; Marseille-­P2799

16S rRNA gene: LT576404 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Morand A, Chabrol B, Cadoret F, Fournier PE, Raoult D. "Corynebacterium urinapleomorphum" sp. nov., isolated from a urine sample of a 2-month-old boy affected by rotavirus gastroenteritis. New Microbes New Infect 2017; 15:21-23.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Correct name: Corynebacterium urinipleomorphum corrig. Niang et al. 2021

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

Assigned by: Morand A, Chabrol B, Cadoret F, Fournier PE, Raoult D. "Corynebacterium urinapleomorphum" sp. nov., isolated from a urine sample of a 2-month-old boy affected by rotavirus gastroenteritis. New Microbes New Infect 2017; 15:21-23.

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Record number: 2416