Name: Haemophilus parainfluenzae Rivers 1922 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: Gr. pref. para-, beside, alongside of, near, like; N.L. gen. n. influenzae, specific epithet; N.L. gen. n. parainfluenzae, resembling Haemophilus influenzae

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 33392; CCUG 12836; CIP 102513; DSM 8978; NCTC 7857

16S rRNA gene: M75081 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Rivers TM. Influenza-like bacilli: Growth of influenza-like bacilli on media containing only an autoclave-labile substance as an accessory food factor. Johns Hopkins Hospital Bulletin 1922; 33:429-431.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Haemophilus Winslow et al. 1917 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Rivers TM. Influenza-like bacilli: Growth of influenza-like bacilli on media containing only an autoclave-labile substance as an accessory food factor. Johns Hopkins Hospital Bulletin 1922; 33:429-431.

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