Species Legionella birminghamensis

Name: Legionella birminghamensis Wilkinson et al. 1988

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. masc./fem. adj. birminghamensis, pertaining to Birmingham, Alabama, where the original isolate was made

Gender: feminine

Type strains: 1407-AL-H; ATCC 43702; CCUG 31233; CIP 103871; DSM 19232; JCM 7559; NCTC 12437

16S rRNA gene: Z49717 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Wilkinson HW, Thacker WL, Benson RF, Polt SS, Brookings E, Mayberry WR, Brenner DJ, Gilley RG, Kirklin JK. Legionella birminghamensis sp. nov. isolated from a cardiac transplant recipient. J Clin Microbiol 1987; 25:2120-2122.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 25. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1988; 38:220-222.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Legionella Brenner et al. 1979 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Wilkinson HW, Thacker WL, Benson RF, Polt SS, Brookings E, Mayberry WR, Brenner DJ, Gilley RG, Kirklin JK. Legionella birminghamensis sp. nov. isolated from a cardiac transplant recipient. J Clin Microbiol 1987; 25:2120-2122.

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