Name: Serpulina pilosicoli Trott et al. 1996

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: pi.lo.si.co.li. L. adj. pilosus -a -um, hairy, shaggy; L. neut. n. colon, colum, the colon; N.L. gen. neut. n. pilosicoli, of a hairy colon (referring to the fact that infection and attachment by this intestinal spirochete can result in the histological appearance of a hairy covering, false brush border, on the surface of the colon)

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC 51139; P43/6/78

16S rRNA gene: U23032 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Trott DJ, Stanton TB, Jensen NS, Duhamel GE, Johnson JL, Hampson DJ. Serpulina pilosicoli sp. nov., the agent of porcine intestinal spirochetosis. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:206-215.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 46, part 1 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:627.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Brachyspira pilosicoli (Trott et al. 1996) Ochiai et al. 1998

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Serpulina Stanton 1992

Assigned by: Trott DJ, Stanton TB, Jensen NS, Duhamel GE, Johnson JL, Hampson DJ. Serpulina pilosicoli sp. nov., the agent of porcine intestinal spirochetosis. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:206-215.

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