Name: Neisseria bacilliformis Han et al. 2006

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. n. bacillus, a small staff, a wand; L. masc./fem. adj. suff. -formis, -like, in the shape of; from L. fem. n. forma, figure, shape, appearance; N.L. masc./fem. adj. bacilliformis, shaped like a small rod

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC BAA-1200; CCUG 50858; DSM 23338; MDA 2833

16S rRNA gene: AY560519 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Han XY, Hong T, Falsen E. Neisseria bacilliformis sp. nov. isolated from human infections. J Clin Microbiol 2006; 44:474-479.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 110. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:1459-1460.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Neisseria Trevisan 1885 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Han XY, Hong T, Falsen E. Neisseria bacilliformis sp. nov. isolated from human infections. J Clin Microbiol 2006; 44:474-479.

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