Species Legionella dumoffii

Name: Legionella dumoffii Brenner et al. 1980

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. dumoffii, of Dumoff, named after Morris Dumoff, who first isolated L. pneumophila directly on bacteriologic media

Type strains: ATCC 33279; CCUG 11881; CIP 103876; DSM 17625; NCTC 11370; strain NY 23

16S rRNA gene: Z32637 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Brenner DJ, Steigerwalt AG, Gorman GW, Weaver RE, Feeley JC, Cordes LG, Wilkinson HW, Patton C, Thomason BM, Lewallen Sasseville KR. Legionella bozemanii sp. nov. and Legionella dumoffii sp. nov.: classification of two additional species of Legionella associated with human pneumonia. Curr. Microbiol. 1980; 4:111-116.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 5. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:676-677.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

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

Assigned by: Brenner DJ, Steigerwalt AG, Gorman GW, Weaver RE, Feeley JC, Cordes LG, Wilkinson HW, Patton C, Thomason BM, Lewallen Sasseville KR. Legionella bozemanii sp. nov. and Legionella dumoffii sp. nov.: classification of two additional species of Legionella associated with human pneumonia. Curr. Microbiol. 1980; 4:111-116.

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