Species Leptospira broomii

Name: Leptospira broomii Levett et al. 2006

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: broo’mi.i. N.L. gen. masc. n. broomii, after Dr J. C. Broom, a Scottish bacteriologist, who made substantial contributions to the study of leptospirosis

Gender: feminine

Type strain: 5399; ATCC BAA-1107; DSM 21534; KIT 5399

16S rRNA gene: AY796065 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Levett PN, Morey RE, Galloway RL, Steigerwalt AG. Leptospira broomii sp. nov., isolated from humans with leptospirosis. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:671-673.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 56, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:1181-1182.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Leptospira Noguchi 1917 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Levett PN, Morey RE, Galloway RL, Steigerwalt AG. Leptospira broomii sp. nov., isolated from humans with leptospirosis. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:671-673.

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Record number: 784134
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