Species Rickettsia akari

Name: Rickettsia akari Huebner et al. 1946 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: Gr. neut. n. akari, of a mite (sic); from Gr. neut. n. akari, a mite

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC VR-148; MK

16S rRNA gene: L36099 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Huebner RJ, Jellison WL, Pomerantz C. Rickettsialpox, newly recognized rickettsial disease. IV. Isolation of a rickettsia apparently identical with the causative agent of Rickettsialpox from Allodermanyssus sanguineus, a rodent mite. Public Health Report 1946; 61:1677-1682.

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: 3

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

Assigned by: Huebner RJ, Jellison WL, Pomerantz C. Rickettsialpox, newly recognized rickettsial disease. IV. Isolation of a rickettsia apparently identical with the causative agent of Rickettsialpox from Allodermanyssus sanguineus, a rodent mite. Public Health Report 1946; 61:1677-1682.

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Record number: 784782
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