Name: Prevotella shahii Sakamoto et al. 2004

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: shah’i.i N.L. gen. masc. n. shahii, of Shah, named after the Trinidadian-born British microbiologist Haroun N. Shah, for his contributions to taxonomy of the genus Bacteroides and related taxa

Gender: feminine

Type strain: DSM 15611; EHS11; JCM 12083

16S rRNA gene: AB108825 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Sakamoto M, Suzuki M, Huang Y, Umeda M, Ishikawa I, Benno Y. Prevotella shahii sp. nov. and Prevotella salivae sp. nov., isolated from the human oral cavity. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:877-883.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 54, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1427-1428.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Prevotella Shah and Collins 1990

Assigned by: Sakamoto M, Suzuki M, Huang Y, Umeda M, Ishikawa I, Benno Y. Prevotella shahii sp. nov. and Prevotella salivae sp. nov., isolated from the human oral cavity. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:877-883.

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