Species Mycoplasma spermatophilum

Name: Mycoplasma spermatophilum Hill 1991

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. sperma -atos, seed, semen, sperm; N.L. neut. adj. philum, friend, loving; from Gr. neut. adj. philon, friend; N.L. neut. adj. spermatophilum, sperm loving

Gender: neuter

Type strains: AH159; ATCC 49695; CIP 105549; DSM 22634; NCTC 11720

16S rRNA gene: AF221119 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Hill AC. Mycoplasma spermatophilum, a new species isolated from human spermatozoa and cervix. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:229-233.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 41, part 2 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:581.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Hill AC. Mycoplasma spermatophilum, a new species isolated from human spermatozoa and cervix. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:229-233.

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