fall’o.ni.i N.L. gen. masc. n.fallonii, in honour of the Late Ronald Fallon who contributed immensely to our knowledge of legionellae and was the first to produce Legionella antigen and antiserum in the UK in 1977. He worked on an isolate from a case on the ship from which LLAP-10T was isolated
Adeleke AA, Fields BS, Benson RF, Daneshvar MI, Pruckler JM, Ratcliff RM, Harrison TG, Weyant RS, Birtles RJ, Raoult D, et al.Legionella drozanskii sp. nov., Legionella rowbothamii sp. nov. and Legionella fallonii sp. nov.: three unusual new Legionella species. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1151-1160.
Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 51, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1231-1233.
According to Rules 27(3) and 30, this name is not validly published because the effective publication only documents deposit of the type strain in a single recognized culture collection. However, according to the Judicial Opinion 81, Legionella fallonii Adeleke et al. 2001 is to be considered to be validly published.Publication:
Euzeby JP, Tindall BJ. Status of strains that contravene Rules 27(3) and 30 of the Bacteriological Code. Request for an opinion. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:293-301.