Species Legionella jordanis

Name: Legionella jordanis Cherry et al. 1982

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. n. jordanis, of the Jordan, named after the Jordan River in Bloomington, Indiana, source of the first isolate

Gender: feminine

Type strains: ATCC 33623; BL-540; CCUG 16413; CIP 105268; DSM 19212; NCTC 11533

16S rRNA gene: X73396 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Cherry WB, Gorman GW, Orrison LH, Moss CW, Steigerwalt AG, Wilkinson HW, Johnson SE, McKinney RM, Brenner DJ. Legionella jordanis: a new species of Legionella isolated from water and sewage. J Clin Microbiol 1982; 15:290-297.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 9. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1982; 32:384-385.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

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

Assigned by: Cherry WB, Gorman GW, Orrison LH, Moss CW, Steigerwalt AG, Wilkinson HW, Johnson SE, McKinney RM, Brenner DJ. Legionella jordanis: a new species of Legionella isolated from water and sewage. J Clin Microbiol 1982; 15:290-297.

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