Species Mycoplasma hominis

Name: Mycoplasma hominis (Freundt 1953) Edward 1955 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Etymology: ho’mi.nis L. n. homo -inis, man; L. gen. masc. n. hominis, of man

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 23114; CIP 103715; IFO 14850; NBRC 14850; NCTC 10111

16S rRNA gene: M24473 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Edward DG. A suggested classification and nomenclature for organisms of the pleuropneumonia group. International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy 1955; 5:85-93.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Metamycoplasma hominis (Freundt 1953) Gupta et al. 2018

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Edward DG. A suggested classification and nomenclature for organisms of the pleuropneumonia group. International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy 1955; 5:85-93.

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