Species Rickettsia africae

Name: Rickettsia africae Kelly et al. 1996

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: a’fri.cae. L. gen. fem. n. africae, of Africa, the continent where the organism was isolated

Gender: feminine

Type strain: Z9-Hu

Valid publication: Kelly PJ, Beati L, Mason PR, Matthewman LA, Roux V, Raoult D. Rickettsia africae sp. nov., the etiological agent of African tick bite fever. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:611-614.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 46, part 2 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:838.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 3

Parent taxon: Rickettsia da Rocha-Lima 1916 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Kelly PJ, Beati L, Mason PR, Matthewman LA, Roux V, Raoult D. Rickettsia africae sp. nov., the etiological agent of African tick bite fever. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:611-614.

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Record number: 784781
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