Species Legionella oakridgensis

Name: Legionella oakridgensis Orrison et al. 1983

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. oakridgensis, pertaining to Oak Ridge, Tennessee, where the species was first isolated

Type strains: ATCC 33761; CCUG 16414; CIP 103884; DSM 21215; NCTC 11531; Oak Ridge 10; OR-10

16S rRNA gene: Z32642 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Orrison LH, Cherry WB, Tyndall RL, Fliermans CB, Gough SB, Lambert MA, McDougal LK, Bibb WF, Brenner DJ. Legionella oakridgensis: unusual new species isolated from cooling tower water. Appl Environ Microbiol 1983; 45:536-545.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 11. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1983; 33:672-674.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

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

Assigned by: Orrison LH, Cherry WB, Tyndall RL, Fliermans CB, Gough SB, Lambert MA, McDougal LK, Bibb WF, Brenner DJ. Legionella oakridgensis: unusual new species isolated from cooling tower water. Appl Environ Microbiol 1983; 45:536-545.

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