Species Legionella worsleiensis

Name: Legionella worsleiensis Dennis et al. 1993

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. worsleiensis, pertaining to Worsley

Type strains: 1347; ATCC 49508; CCUG 44923; CIP 105114; DSM 21907; NCTC 12377

16S rRNA gene: Z49739 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Dennis PJ, Brenner DJ, Thacker WL, Wait R, Vesey G, Steigerwalt AG, Benson RF. Five new Legionella species isolated from water. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:329-337.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 43, part 2 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:625.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: Dennis PJ, Brenner DJ, Thacker WL, Wait R, Vesey G, Steigerwalt AG, Benson RF. Five new Legionella species isolated from water. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:329-337.

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