Species Legionella steigerwaltii

Name: Legionella steigerwaltii Brenner et al. 1985

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. steigerwaltii, of Steigerwalt, named in honor of Arnold G. Steigerwalt, who did the definitive experiments to classify the first 22 Legionella species

Type strains: ATCC 35302; CCUG 29674; CIP 103851; DSM 23076; JCM 7558; NCTC 11991; SC-18-C9

16S rRNA gene: Z49737 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Brenner DJ, Steigerwalt AG, Gorman GW, Wilkinson HW, Bibb WF, Hackel M, Tyndall RL, Campbell J, Feeley JC, Thacker WL, et al. Ten new species of Legionella. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1985; 35:50-59.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: Brenner DJ, Steigerwalt AG, Gorman GW, Wilkinson HW, Bibb WF, Hackel M, Tyndall RL, Campbell J, Feeley JC, Thacker WL, et al. Ten new species of Legionella. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1985; 35:50-59.

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