Name: Pasteurella haemolytica Newsom and Cross 1932 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: hae.mo.ly’ti.ca Gr. n. haima, blood (Latin transliteration haema); N.L. fem. adj. lytica, able to loose, able to dissolve; from Gr. fem. adj. lytikê, able to loose, able to dissolve; N.L. fem. adj. haemolytica, blood dissolving, referring to the hemolysis seen on blood agar

Gender: feminine

Type strain: A&B; ATCC 33396; CCUG 12392; CCUG 408; CIP 103426; DSM 10531; J.A. Watt 1266A&B; NCTC 9380

16S rRNA gene: M75080 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Newsome IE, Cross F. Some bipolar organisms found in pneumonia in sheep. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 1932; 80:711-719.

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: Mannheimia haemolytica (Newsom and Cross 1932) Angen et al. 1999

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Pasteurella Trevisan 1887 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Newsome IE, Cross F. Some bipolar organisms found in pneumonia in sheep. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 1932; 80:711-719.

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