Species Rickettsia gravesii

Name: Rickettsia gravesii Abdad et al. 2017

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: gra.ves’i.i. N.L. gen. masc. n. gravesii, of Graves, named after Professor Stephen Graves, founder of the Australian Rickettsial Reference Laboratory and a major contributor to rickettsial research in Australia

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ARRL RGBWI-1; ATCC VR-1664; BWI; BWI-1; CSUR R172

16S rRNA gene: DQ269434 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Abdad MY, Abdallah RA, Karkouri KE, Beye M, Stenos J, Owen H, Unsworth N, Robertson I, Blacksell SD, Nguyen TT, et al. Rickettsia gravesii sp. nov.: a novel spotted fever group rickettsia in Western Australian Amblyomma triguttatum triguttatum ticks. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:3156-3161.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 67, part 9 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:4881-4883.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

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

Assigned by: Abdad MY, Abdallah RA, Karkouri KE, Beye M, Stenos J, Owen H, Unsworth N, Robertson I, Blacksell SD, Nguyen TT, et al. Rickettsia gravesii sp. nov.: a novel spotted fever group rickettsia in Western Australian Amblyomma triguttatum triguttatum ticks. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:3156-3161.

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Record number: 795871
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