Species Rickettsia typhi

Name: Rickettsia typhi (Wolbach and Todd 1920) Philip 1943 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Dermacentroxenus typhi" Wolbach and Todd 1920

Etymology: ty.phi. Gr. masc. n. tŷphos, name of four kinds of fever, one of which is accompanied by stuport; Gr. masc. n. tŷphos, typhus; L. gen. masc. n. typhi, of typhus

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC VR-144; Wilmington

16S rRNA gene: U12463 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Philip CB. Nomenclature of the pathogenic rickettsiae. American Journal of Hygiene 1943; 37:301-309.

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: correct name

Risk group: 3

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

Assigned by: Philip CB. Nomenclature of the pathogenic rickettsiae. American Journal of Hygiene 1943; 37:301-309.

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Record number: 784806
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