Species Legionella micdadei

Name: Legionella micdadei (Garrity et al. 1980) H├ębert et al. 1980

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Tatlockia micdadei Garrity et al. 1980

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. micdadei, of McDade, named after Joseph E. McDade, who isolated the etiologic agent of the 1976 Legionnaires' disease outbreak in Philadelphia

Gender: feminine

Type strains: ATCC 33218; CCUG 11882; CCUG 31229 A; CIP 103882; DSM 16640; NCTC 11371; strain TATLOCK

16S rRNA gene: M36032 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Hébert GA, Steigerwalt AG, Brenner DJ. Legionella micdadei species nova: classification of a third species of Legionella associated with human pneumonia. Curr. Microbiol. 1980; 3:255-257.

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: Hébert GA, Steigerwalt AG, Brenner DJ. Legionella micdadei species nova: classification of a third species of Legionella associated with human pneumonia. Curr. Microbiol. 1980; 3:255-257.

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