Species Leptospira alexanderi

Name: Leptospira alexanderi Brenner et al. 1999

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: al.ex.an’der.i. N.L. gen. masc. n. alexanderi, of Alexander, named to honor Dr. A.D. Alexander, an American microbiologist

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC 700520; DSM 21535; L 60; serovar Manhao 3

16S rRNA gene: AY631880 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Brenner DJ, Kaufmann AF, Sulzer KR, Steigerwalt AG, Rogers FC, Weyant RS. Further determination of DNA relatedness between serogroups and serovars in the family Leptospiraceae with a proposal for Leptospira alexanderi sp. nov. and four new Leptospira genomospecies. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:839-858.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 49, part 2 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:937-939.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Leptospira Noguchi 1917 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Brenner DJ, Kaufmann AF, Sulzer KR, Steigerwalt AG, Rogers FC, Weyant RS. Further determination of DNA relatedness between serogroups and serovars in the family Leptospiraceae with a proposal for Leptospira alexanderi sp. nov. and four new Leptospira genomospecies. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:839-858.

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Record number: 784131
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