Species "Corynebacterium urinapleomorphum"

Name: "Corynebacterium urinapleomorphum" Niang et al. 2019

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

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

Gender: neuter

Type strain: CSURP2799; DSM103272; Marseille-P2799

16S rRNA gene: LT576404 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Niang EHA, Lo CI, Morand A, Ndongo S, Raoult D, Fournier PE, Fenollar F. Corynebacterium urinapleomorphum sp. nov., a new bacterial species isolated from human urine sample. New Microbes New Infect 2019; 31:100576.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

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

Assigned by: Niang EHA, Lo CI, Morand A, Ndongo S, Raoult D, Fournier PE, Fenollar F. Corynebacterium urinapleomorphum sp. nov., a new bacterial species isolated from human urine sample. New Microbes New Infect 2019; 31:100576.

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