Species Leptospira interrogans

Name: Leptospira interrogans (Stimson 1907) Wenyon 1926 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Spirochaeta interrogans" Stimson 1907

Etymology: in.ter.ro.gans. L. part. adj. interrogans, asking, inquiring, interrogating, here meaning shaped like a question mark

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC 43642; DSM 21525; icterohaemorrhagiae RGA; Leptospira interrogans serogroup Icterohaemorrhagiae, serovar Icterohaemorrhagiae, strain RGA; strain RGA

16S rRNA gene: Z12817 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Wenyon CM. Spirochaetes. In: Wenyon CM (eds), Protozoology Volume 2, Williams Wood and Co., New York, 1926, p. 1233-1288.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Leptospira Noguchi 1917 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Wenyon CM. Spirochaetes. In: Wenyon CM (eds), Protozoology Volume 2, Williams Wood and Co., New York, 1926, p. 1233-1288.

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Record number: 784137