Species Rickettsia japonica

Name: Rickettsia japonica Uchida et al. 1992

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ja.po’ni.ca. N.L. fem. adj. japonica, pertaining to Japan, the country from which the first isolates were identified

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC VR-1363; YH

16S rRNA gene: AP011533 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Uchida T, Uchiyama T, Kumano K, Walker DH. Rickettsia japonica sp. nov., the etiological agent of spotted fever group rickettsiosis in Japan. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1992; 42:303-305.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 42. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1992; 42:511.

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: Uchida T, Uchiyama T, Kumano K, Walker DH. Rickettsia japonica sp. nov., the etiological agent of spotted fever group rickettsiosis in Japan. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1992; 42:303-305.

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Record number: 784792
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