Name: Leptospira wolbachii Yasuda et al. 1987

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. wolbachii, of Wolbach, named to honor Dr. S.B. Wolbach, an American microbiologist

Gender: feminine

Type strains: ATCC 43284; ?CDC; DSM 21523

16S rRNA gene: AY631879 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

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

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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