Species Legionella gormanii

Name: Legionella gormanii Morris et al. 1980

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. gormanii, of Gorman, named after G.W. Gorman, who isolated and first studied the organism and pioneered in the isolation of legionellae from environmental and clinical sources

Type strains: ATCC 33297; ATCC 33342; CCUG 12267; CIP 104724; DSM 16641; DSM 25296; LS-13; NCTC 11401

16S rRNA gene: Z32639 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Morris GK, Steigerwalt A, Feeley JC, Wong ES, Martin WT, Patton CM, Brenner DJ. Legionella gormanii sp. nov. J Clin Microbiol 1980; 12:718-721.

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: Morris GK, Steigerwalt A, Feeley JC, Wong ES, Martin WT, Patton CM, Brenner DJ. Legionella gormanii sp. nov. J Clin Microbiol 1980; 12:718-721.

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