Species Piscirickettsia salmonis

Name: Piscirickettsia salmonis Fryer et al. 1992

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. n. salmo -onis, salmon; L. gen. n. salmonis, of salmon, since it was first discovered in salmon

Gender: feminine

Type strains: ATCC VR-1361; LF-89

16S rRNA gene: U36941 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Fryer JL, Lannan CN, Giovannoni SJ, Wood ND. Piscirickettsia salmonis gen. nov., sp. nov., the causative agent of an epizootic disease in salmonid fishes. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1992; 42:120-126.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 42, part 1 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1992; 42:328-329.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Piscirickettsia Fryer et al. 1992

Assigned by: Fryer JL, Lannan CN, Giovannoni SJ, Wood ND. Piscirickettsia salmonis gen. nov., sp. nov., the causative agent of an epizootic disease in salmonid fishes. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1992; 42:120-126.

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