Species Legionella fairfieldensis

Name: Legionella fairfieldensis Thacker et al. 1991

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. masc./fem. adj. fairfieldensis, pertaining to Fairfield, Victoria, Australia

Gender: feminine

Type strains: 1725-Aus-E; ATCC 49588; CCUG 31235 A; CIP 105266; NCTC 12488

16S rRNA gene: Z49722 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Thacker WL, Benson RF, Hawes L, Gidding H, Dwyer B, Mayberry WR, Brenner DJ. Legionella fairfieldensis sp. nov. isolated from cooling tower waters in Australia. J Clin Microbiol 1991; 29:475-478.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 39. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:580-581.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: Thacker WL, Benson RF, Hawes L, Gidding H, Dwyer B, Mayberry WR, Brenner DJ. Legionella fairfieldensis sp. nov. isolated from cooling tower waters in Australia. J Clin Microbiol 1991; 29:475-478.

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