Species Rickettsia asembonensis

Name: Rickettsia asembonensis Maina et al. 2016

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: a.sem.bo.nen’sis. N.L. masc./fem. adj. asembonensis, from Asembo, a part of Siaya County, western Kenya, where the Ctenocephalides felis fleas that yielded the first isolate were collected (Luce-Fedrow et al., 2015)

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC VR-1827; CDC CRIRC RAS001; DSM 100172; NMRCii

16S rRNA gene: JWSW01000015 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Maina AN, Luce-Fedrow A, Omulo S, Hang J, Chan TC, Ade F, Jima DD, Ogola E, Ge H, Breiman RF, et al. Isolation and characterization of a novel Rickettsia species (Rickettsia asembonensis sp. nov.) obtained from cat fleas (Ctenocephalides felis). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:4512-4517.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 66, part 11 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:179-182.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

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

Assigned by: Maina AN, Luce-Fedrow A, Omulo S, Hang J, Chan TC, Ade F, Jima DD, Ogola E, Ge H, Breiman RF, et al. Isolation and characterization of a novel Rickettsia species (Rickettsia asembonensis sp. nov.) obtained from cat fleas (Ctenocephalides felis). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:4512-4517.

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Record number: 794842
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