Species Legionella tucsonensis

Name: Legionella tucsonensis Thacker et al. 1990

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. masc./fem. adj. tucsonensis, pertaining to Tucson, Arizona, where the species was first isolated

Gender: feminine

Type strains: 1087-AZ-H; ATCC 49180; CCUG 31119; CIP 105113; DSM 19246; NCTC 12439

16S rRNA gene: Z32644 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Thacker WL, Benson RF, Schifman RB, Pugh E, Steigerwalt AG, Mayberry WR, Brenner DJ, Wilkinson HW. Legionella tucsonensis sp. nov. isolated from a renal transplant recipient. J Clin Microbiol 1989; 27:1831-1834.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 32. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1990; 40:105-106.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

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

Assigned by: Thacker WL, Benson RF, Schifman RB, Pugh E, Steigerwalt AG, Mayberry WR, Brenner DJ, Wilkinson HW. Legionella tucsonensis sp. nov. isolated from a renal transplant recipient. J Clin Microbiol 1989; 27:1831-1834.

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