Species Faecalibacterium prausnitzii

Name: Faecalibacterium prausnitzii (Hauduroy et al. 1937) Duncan et al. 2002

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Bacteroides praussnitzii" Hauduroy et al. 1937

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. prausnitzii, of Prausnitz, named for C. Prausnitz, the bacteriologist who first isolated this organism

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 27768; NCIMB 13872

16S rRNA gene: AJ413954 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Duncan SH, Hold GL, Harmsen HJ, Stewart CS, Flint HJ. Growth requirements and fermentation products of Fusobacterium prausnitzii, and a proposal to reclassify it as Faecalibacterium prausnitzii gen. nov., comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:2141-2146.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 52, part 6 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:375-376.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Faecalibacterium Duncan et al. 2002

Assigned by: Duncan SH, Hold GL, Harmsen HJ, Stewart CS, Flint HJ. Growth requirements and fermentation products of Fusobacterium prausnitzii, and a proposal to reclassify it as Faecalibacterium prausnitzii gen. nov., comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:2141-2146.

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