Name: Ruminococcus gauvreauii Domingo et al. 2008

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: gau.vreau’i.i N.L. gen. masc. n. gauvreauii, of Gauvreau, named after Léo Gauvreau (MD, FRCPC), a microbiologist Emeritus Professor, former Director of the Department of Microbiology of Université Laval in Quebec City (Québec, Canada), known as an excellent teacher for his contribution to clinical diagnostic microbiology especially as it relates to botulism, an infection often observed in aboriginal people from northern Canada

Gender: masculine

Type strains: CCRI-16110; CCUG 54292; CIP 109512; DSM 19829; JCM 14987; NML 060141

16S rRNA gene: EF529620 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Domingo MC, Huletsky A, Boissinot M, Bernard KA, Picard FJ, Bergeron MG. Ruminococcus gauvreauii sp. nov., a glycopeptide-resistant species isolated from a human faecal specimen. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:1393-1397.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 58, part 6 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:1995-1996.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Ruminococcus Sijpesteijn 1948 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Domingo MC, Huletsky A, Boissinot M, Bernard KA, Picard FJ, Bergeron MG. Ruminococcus gauvreauii sp. nov., a glycopeptide-resistant species isolated from a human faecal specimen. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:1393-1397.

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