Name: Orientia tsutsugamushi (Hayashi 1920) Tamura et al. 1995

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Theileria tsutsugamushi" Hayashi 1920

Etymology: N.L. gen. neut. n. tsutsugamushi, of a mite disease (of tsutsugamushi) [probably better: tsutsugamushii]; from N.L. gen. neut. n. tsutsugamushi, popular name of the disease caused by this species, generally interpreted to mean "mite disease" (from two Japanese ideographs transliterated tsutuga something small and dangerous, and mushi a creature, now known to be a mite) [probably better: tsutsugamushii]

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC VR-150; Karp

16S rRNA gene: D38623 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Tamura A, Ohashi N, Urakami H, Miyamura S. Classification of Rickettsia tsutsugamushi in a new genus, Orientia gen. nov., as Orientia tsutsugamushi comb. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:589-591.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 45, part 3 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:881.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 3

Parent taxon: Orientia Tamura et al. 1995

Assigned by: Tamura A, Ohashi N, Urakami H, Miyamura S. Classification of Rickettsia tsutsugamushi in a new genus, Orientia gen. nov., as Orientia tsutsugamushi comb. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:589-591.

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Record number: 784544
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