Name: Escherichia hermannii Brenner et al. 1983

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. hermannii, of Hermann, named in honor of George J. Hermann, former chief of the Enteric Section at the CDC, for his many contributions to enteric bacteriology, and Lloyd G. Herman, formerly of the Environmental Services Branch, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, for his contributions to the study of yellow-pigmented bacteria

Gender: feminine

Type strains: ATCC 33650; CCUG 15714; CDC 980-72; CIP 103176; CIP 104946; DSM 4560; HAMBI 1693; JCM 1473; LMG 7867; NBRC 105704

16S rRNA gene: AB682276 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Brenner DJ, Davis BR, Steigerwalt AG, Riddle CF, McWhorter AC, Allen SD, Farmer JJ, Saitoh Y, Fanning GR. Atypical biogroups of Escherichia coli found in clinical specimens and description of Escherichia hermannii sp. nov. J Clin Microbiol 1982; 15:703-713.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 10. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1983; 33:438-440.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Escherichia Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Brenner DJ, Davis BR, Steigerwalt AG, Riddle CF, McWhorter AC, Allen SD, Farmer JJ, Saitoh Y, Fanning GR. Atypical biogroups of Escherichia coli found in clinical specimens and description of Escherichia hermannii sp. nov. J Clin Microbiol 1982; 15:703-713.

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