Name:Klebsiellaornithinolytica Sakazaki et al. 1989
Proposed as: sp. nov.
or.ni.thi.no.ly.ti.ca. N.L. neut. n.ornithinum, ornithine, an amino acid; N.L. fem. adj.lytica, able to loose, able to dissolve; from Gr. fem. adj.lytikê, able to loose, able to dissolve; N.L. fem. adj.ornithinolytica, ornithine dissolving
homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Klebsiellaornithinolytica is the correct name if this species is regarded as a separate species (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another species whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority) within a separate genus Klebsiella.
Klebsiella ornithinolytica Sakazaki et al. 1989 was previously known as ornithine-positive Klebsiella oxytoca.Publication:
Lautrop H. Gelatin-liquefying Klebsiella strains (Bacterium oxytocum (Flugge) ). Acta Pathol Microbiol Scand 1956; 39:375-384.