Species Leptospira alstonii

Name: Leptospira alstonii Smythe et al. 2013

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: al.sto’ni.i. N.L. gen. masc. n. alstonii, of Alston, named after J. M. Alston, a British microbiologist, who made significant contributions to the study of leptospirosis

Gender: feminine

Type strain: 79601; ATCC BAA-2439; serovar Sichuan

16S rRNA gene: AY631881 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Smythe L, Adler B, Hartskeerl RA, Galloway RL, Turenne CY, Levett PN. Classification of Leptospira genomospecies 1, 3, 4 and 5 as Leptospira alstonii sp. nov., Leptospira vanthielii sp. nov., Leptospira terpstrae sp. nov. and Leptospira yanagawae sp. nov., respectively. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:1859-1862.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 63, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:2755-2756.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Leptospira Noguchi 1917 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Smythe L, Adler B, Hartskeerl RA, Galloway RL, Turenne CY, Levett PN. Classification of Leptospira genomospecies 1, 3, 4 and 5 as Leptospira alstonii sp. nov., Leptospira vanthielii sp. nov., Leptospira terpstrae sp. nov. and Leptospira yanagawae sp. nov., respectively. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:1859-1862.

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Record number: 790754
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