Name: Providencia rettgeri (Hadley et al. 1918) Brenner et al. 1978 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Bacterium rettgeri" Hadley et al. 1918

Etymology: rett’ger.i. N.L. gen. masc. n. rettgeri, of Rettger, named after L.F. Rettger, the American bacteriologist who first isolated the organism in 1904

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC 29944; CCUG 14804; CIP 103182; DSM 4542; JCM 1675; LMG 3259; NCTC 11801

16S rRNA gene: FJ971874 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Brenner DJ, Farmer Iii JJ, Fanning GR, Steigerwalt AG, Klykken P, Wathen HG, Hickman FW, Ewing WH. Deoxyribonucleic acid relatedness in species of Proteus and Providencia. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1978; 28:269-282.

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 under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Providencia Ewing 1962 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Brenner DJ, Farmer Iii JJ, Fanning GR, Steigerwalt AG, Klykken P, Wathen HG, Hickman FW, Ewing WH. Deoxyribonucleic acid relatedness in species of Proteus and Providencia. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1978; 28:269-282.

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Record number: 779889