Species Rickettsia tsutsugamushi

Name: Rickettsia tsutsugamushi (Hayashi 1920) Ogata 1931 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Theileria tsutsugamushi" Hayashi 1920

Etymology: N.L. gen. neut. n. tsutsugamushi, of a mite disease (of tsutsugamushi); from N.L. gen. neut. n. tsutsugamushi, popular name of the disease caused by this species, generally interpreted to mean "mite disease" (from two Japanese ideographs transliterated tsutuga something small and dangerous, and mushi a creature, now known to be a mite)

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC VR-150; Karp

16S rRNA gene: D38623 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Ogata N. Aetiologie der Tsutsugamuchi-Krankheit: Rickettsia tsutsugamushi. Zentralblatt für Bakteriologie, Parasitenkunde, Infektionskrankheiten und Hygiene, Abteilung I 1931; 122:249-253.

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: synonym

Correct name: Orientia tsutsugamushi (Hayashi 1920) Tamura et al. 1995

Risk group: 3

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

Assigned by: Ogata N. Aetiologie der Tsutsugamuchi-Krankheit: Rickettsia tsutsugamushi. Zentralblatt für Bakteriologie, Parasitenkunde, Infektionskrankheiten und Hygiene, Abteilung I 1931; 122:249-253.

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Record number: 784805
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