Species Leptospira borgpetersenii

Name: Leptospira borgpetersenii Yasuda et al. 1987

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: borg.pe.ter.sen’i.i. N.L. gen. masc. n. borgpetersenii, of Borg-Petersen, named for Dr. C. Borg-Petersen, a Danish physician

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC 43292; DSM 21538; Veldrat Bataviae 46

16S rRNA gene: AY887899 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Yasuda PH, Steigerwalt AG, Sulzer KR, Kaufmann AF, Rogers F, Brenner DJ. Deoxyribonucleic acid relatedness between serogroups and serovars in the family Leptospiraceae with proposals for seven new Leptospira species. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1987; 37:407-415.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Leptospira Noguchi 1917 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Yasuda PH, Steigerwalt AG, Sulzer KR, Kaufmann AF, Rogers F, Brenner DJ. Deoxyribonucleic acid relatedness between serogroups and serovars in the family Leptospiraceae with proposals for seven new Leptospira species. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1987; 37:407-415.

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Record number: 784133