Species Mycoplasma fastidiosum

Name: Mycoplasma fastidiosum Lemcke and Poland 1980

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: fas.ti.di.o’sum L. neut. adj. fastidiosum, fastidious, referring to the nutritionally fastidious nature of the organism on primary isolation

Gender: neuter

Type strains: 4822; ATCC 33229; DSM 21204; NCTC 10180

16S rRNA gene: AF125878 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Lemcke RM, Poland J. Mycoplasma fastidiosum: a new species from horses. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1980; 30:151-162.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Mycoplasmoides fastidiosum (Lemcke and Poland 1980) Gupta et al. 2018

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Lemcke RM, Poland J. Mycoplasma fastidiosum: a new species from horses. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1980; 30:151-162.

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