Name: Porphyromonas uenonis Finegold et al. 2005

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. uenonis, of Ueno, to honor the Japanese microbiologist Kazue Ueno, who has contributed so much to our knowledge of Gram-negative anaerobic rods and anaerobic bacteriology in general

Gender: feminine

Type strains: ATCC BAA-906; CCUG 48615; DSM 23387; JCM 13868; WAL 9902

16S rRNA gene: AB547668 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Finegold SM, Vaisanen ML, Rautio M, Eerola E, Summanen P, Molitoris D, Song Y, Liu C, Jousimies-Somer H. Porphyromonas uenonis sp. nov., a pathogen for humans distinct from P. asaccharolytica and P. endodontalis. J Clin Microbiol 2004; 42:5298-5301.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 102. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:547-549.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Porphyromonas Shah and Collins 1988

Assigned by: Finegold SM, Vaisanen ML, Rautio M, Eerola E, Summanen P, Molitoris D, Song Y, Liu C, Jousimies-Somer H. Porphyromonas uenonis sp. nov., a pathogen for humans distinct from P. asaccharolytica and P. endodontalis. J Clin Microbiol 2004; 42:5298-5301.

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