Species Legionella pittsburghensis

Name: Legionella pittsburghensis Pasculle et al. 1980

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. masc./fem. adj. pittsburghensis, pertaining to Pittsburgh

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: Pasculle AW, Feeley JC, Gibson RJ, Cordes LG, Myerowitz RL, Patton CM, Gorman GW, Carmack CL, Ezzell JW, Dowling JN. Pittsburgh pneumonia agent: direct isolation from human lung tissue. J Infect Dis 1980; 141:727-732.

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, illegitimate name

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Legionella micdadei (Garrity et al. 1980) Hébert et al. 1980

Risk group: 2

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

Assigned by: Pasculle AW, Feeley JC, Gibson RJ, Cordes LG, Myerowitz RL, Patton CM, Gorman GW, Carmack CL, Ezzell JW, Dowling JN. Pittsburgh pneumonia agent: direct isolation from human lung tissue. J Infect Dis 1980; 141:727-732.

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