Species Enterococcus viikkiensis

Name: Enterococcus viikkiensis Rahkila et al. 2011

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. masc./fem. adj. viikkiensis, of or belonging to Viikki, a locality in Helsinki, Finland

Gender: masculine

Type strain: DSM 24043; IE3.2; LMG 26075

16S rRNA gene: HQ378515 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Rahkila R, Johansson P, Sade E, Bjorkroth J. Identification of enterococci from broiler products and a broiler processing plant and description of Enterococcus viikkiensis sp. nov. Appl Environ Microbiol 2011; 77:1196-1203.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 140. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:1499-1501.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Enterococcus (ex Thiercelin and Jouhaud 1903) Schleifer and Kilpper-Bälz 1984

Assigned by: Rahkila R, Johansson P, Sade E, Bjorkroth J. Identification of enterococci from broiler products and a broiler processing plant and description of Enterococcus viikkiensis sp. nov. Appl Environ Microbiol 2011; 77:1196-1203.

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