Species Leptospira licerasiae

Name: Leptospira licerasiae Matthias et al. 2009

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: li.cer.as’i.ae. N.L. gen. fem. n. licerasiae, of Liceras, to honor Dr Julia Liceras de Hidalgo, who obtained the first leptospiral isolates in Peru

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC BAA-1110; KIT VAR 010; VAR 10; WPR VAR 010

16S rRNA gene: EF612284 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Matthias MA, Ricaldi JN, Cespedes M, Diaz MM, Galloway RL, Saito M, Steigerwalt AG, Patra KP, Ore CV, Gotuzzo E, et al. Human leptospirosis caused by a new, antigenically unique Leptospira associated with a Rattus species reservoir in the Peruvian Amazon. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2008; 2:e213.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 125. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:1-2.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Leptospira Noguchi 1917 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Matthias MA, Ricaldi JN, Cespedes M, Diaz MM, Galloway RL, Saito M, Steigerwalt AG, Patra KP, Ore CV, Gotuzzo E, et al. Human leptospirosis caused by a new, antigenically unique Leptospira associated with a Rattus species reservoir in the Peruvian Amazon. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2008; 2:e213.

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