Etymology:shaye.ga’ni.i.N.L. gen. masc. n.shayeganii, of Shayegani, to recognize and honour over 40 years of public service and leadership by Dr Mehdi Shayegani in the Bacteriology Laboratory of the Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health
Wolfgang WJ, Carpenter AN, Cole JA, Gronow S, Habura A, Jose S, Nazarian EJ, Kohlerschmidt DJ, Limberger R, Schoonmaker-Bopp D, et al.Neisseria wadsworthii sp. nov. and Neisseria shayeganii sp. nov., isolated from clinical specimens. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:91-98.
Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 61, part 1 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:701-702.
validly published under the ICNP
The phylogenomic assignment score of this taxon is -0.01288 (N = 11).
According to Bartlett et al. (2022), this species is a putative human pathogen.Publication:
Bartlett A, Padfield D, Lear L, Bendall R, Vos M. A comprehensive list of bacterial pathogens infecting humans. Microbiology 2022; 168:0.
The full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 1, note = "+".