Species Legionella cardiaca

Name: Legionella cardiaca Pearce et al. 2012

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. fem. adj. cardiaca, of or pertaining to the heart, in reference to the isolation of the type strain from aortic valve tissue

Gender: feminine

Type strains: ATCC BAA-2315; DSM 25049; H63; JCM 17854

16S rRNA gene: JF831047 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Pearce MM, Theodoropoulos N, Mandel MJ, Brown E, Reed KD, Cianciotto NP. Legionella cardiaca sp. nov., isolated from a case of native valve endocarditis in a human heart. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:2946-2954.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 62, part 12 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:799-800.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

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

Assigned by: Pearce MM, Theodoropoulos N, Mandel MJ, Brown E, Reed KD, Cianciotto NP. Legionella cardiaca sp. nov., isolated from a case of native valve endocarditis in a human heart. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:2946-2954.

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