Name: "Megasphaera vaginalis" Bordigoni et al. 2020

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: va.gi.na’lis N.L. masc./fem. adj. vaginalis, from the vagina which is a female genital organ, referring to the vagina

Gender: feminine

Type strain: Marseille-P4857

16S rRNA gene: LT960586 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Bordigoni A, Lo CI, Yimagou EK, Diop K, Nicaise B, Raoult D, Desnues C, Fenollar F. Megasphaera vaginalis sp. nov. and Anaerococcus vaginimassiliensis sp. nov., new bacteria isolated from vagina of French woman with bacterial vaginosis. New Microbes New Infect 2020; 37:100706.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Parent taxon: Megasphaera Rogosa 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Bordigoni A, Lo CI, Yimagou EK, Diop K, Nicaise B, Raoult D, Desnues C, Fenollar F. Megasphaera vaginalis sp. nov. and Anaerococcus vaginimassiliensis sp. nov., new bacteria isolated from vagina of French woman with bacterial vaginosis. New Microbes New Infect 2020; 37:100706.

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Record number: 12784