Species Pseudomonas mallei

Name: Pseudomonas mallei (Zopf 1885) Redfearn et al. 1966 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Bacillus mallei" Zopf 1885

Etymology: L. masc. n. malleus, a hammer, maul, the disease of glanders; L. gen. masc. n. mallei, of glanders

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC 23344; NCTC 12938

16S rRNA gene: AF110188 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Redfearn MS, Palleroni NJ, Stanier RY. A comparative study of Pseudomonas pseudomallei and Bacillus mallei. J Gen Microbiol 1966; 43:293-313.

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: Burkholderia mallei (Zopf 1885) Yabuuchi et al. 1993

Risk group: 3

Parent taxon: Pseudomonas Migula 1894 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Redfearn MS, Palleroni NJ, Stanier RY. A comparative study of Pseudomonas pseudomallei and Bacillus mallei. J Gen Microbiol 1966; 43:293-313.

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