Species Legionella longbeachae

Name: Legionella longbeachae McKinney et al. 1982

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. n. longbeachae, of Long Beach (California) where the organism was first isolated

Type strains: ATCC 33462; CCUG 46622; CIP 103880; DSM 10572; Long Beach 4; NCTC 11477

16S rRNA gene: M36029 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: McKinney RM, Porschen RK, Edelstein PH, Bissett ML, Harris PP, Bondell SP, Steigerwalt AG, Weaver RE, Ein ME, Lindquist DS, et al. Legionella longbeachae species nova, another etiologic agent of human pneumonia. Ann Intern Med 1981; 94:739-743.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 8. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1982; 32:266-268.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

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

Assigned by: McKinney RM, Porschen RK, Edelstein PH, Bissett ML, Harris PP, Bondell SP, Steigerwalt AG, Weaver RE, Ein ME, Lindquist DS, et al. Legionella longbeachae species nova, another etiologic agent of human pneumonia. Ann Intern Med 1981; 94:739-743.

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