Species "Rickettsia phagocytophila"

Name: "Rickettsia phagocytophila" Foggie 1949

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: pha.go.cy.to.phi.la. N.L. fem. adj. suff. -phila; N.L. fem. adj. phagocytophila, phagocytes loving, intended to mean attractive to phagocytes

Gender: feminine

Type strain: no culture isolated; Webster

16S rRNA gene: U02521 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Foggie A. Studies on tick-borne fever in sheep. J Gen Microbiol 1949; 3:v.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published, basonym of name in Approved Lists

Correct name: Anaplasma phagocytophilum corrig. (Foggie 1949) Dumler et al. 2001

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

Assigned by: Foggie A. Studies on tick-borne fever in sheep. J Gen Microbiol 1949; 3:v.

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Record number: 4262
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