Species Leptospira stimsonii

Name: Leptospira stimsonii Casanovas-Massana et al. 2020

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: stim.so’ni.i. N.L. gen. masc. n. stimsonii, of Stimson, named after Dr. A. M. Stimson, an American physician who in 1907 observed Leptospira interrogans for the first time in kidney tissue slices of a leptospirosis victim diagnosed as having died of yellow fever

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC TDS-162; CLEP 288; KIT 258; Yale

16S rRNA gene: MK070914 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Casanovas-Massana A, Hamond C, Santos LA, de Oliveira D, Hacker KP, Balassiano I, Costa F, Medeiros MA, Reis MG, Ko AI, et al. Leptospira yasudae sp. nov. and Leptospira stimsonii sp. nov., two new species of the pathogenic group isolated from environmental sources. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:1450-1456.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 70, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:3583-3587.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Parent taxon: Leptospira Noguchi 1917 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Casanovas-Massana A, Hamond C, Santos LA, de Oliveira D, Hacker KP, Balassiano I, Costa F, Medeiros MA, Reis MG, Ko AI, et al. Leptospira yasudae sp. nov. and Leptospira stimsonii sp. nov., two new species of the pathogenic group isolated from environmental sources. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:1450-1456.

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Record number: 5402
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