Species Legionella drancourtii

Name: Legionella drancourtii La Scola et al. 2004

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: dran.cour’ti.i N.L. gen. masc. n. drancourtii, in honour of Michel Drancourt for his work on intracellular micro-organisms, especially Rickettsiae

Gender: feminine

Type strains: ATCC 50991; LLAP 12

16S rRNA gene: X97366 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: La Scola B, Birtles RJ, Greub G, Harrison TJ, Ratcliff RM, Raoult D. Legionella drancourtii sp. nov., a strictly intracellular amoebal pathogen. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:699-703.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 54, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1427-1428.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: La Scola B, Birtles RJ, Greub G, Harrison TJ, Ratcliff RM, Raoult D. Legionella drancourtii sp. nov., a strictly intracellular amoebal pathogen. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:699-703.

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