Species Leptospira andrefontaineae

Name: Leptospira andrefontaineae Vincent et al. 2020

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: an.dre.fon.tai’ne.ae. N.L. gen. fem. n. andrefontaineae, of André-Fontaine, named in honor of Geneviève André-Fontaine, a french veterinarian, who made significant contribution to the study of animal leptospirosis

Gender: feminine

Type strain: CIP 111782; DSM 110479; KIT 269; PZF11-2

Effective publication: Vincent AT, Schiettekatte O, Goarant C, Neela VK, Bernet E, Thibeaux R, Ismail N, Mohd Khalid MKN, Amran F, Masuzawa T, et al. Revisiting the taxonomy and evolution of pathogenicity of the genus Leptospira through the prism of genomics. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2019; 13:e0007270.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 195. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:4844-4847.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Parent taxon: Leptospira Noguchi 1917 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Vincent AT, Schiettekatte O, Goarant C, Neela VK, Bernet E, Thibeaux R, Ismail N, Mohd Khalid MKN, Amran F, Masuzawa T, et al. Revisiting the taxonomy and evolution of pathogenicity of the genus Leptospira through the prism of genomics. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2019; 13:e0007270.

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Record number: 13721
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