Species Shigella flexneri

Name: Shigella flexneri Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. flexneri, of Flexner, named after Simon Flexner, an American bacteriologist

Gender: feminine

Type strains: ATCC 29903; CIP 82.48; DSM 4782

16S rRNA gene: X96963 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Castellani A, Chalmers AJ. Manual of Tropical Medicine, 3rd ed. Williams Wood and Co., New York, 1919.

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, conserved name

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Shigella Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Castellani A, Chalmers AJ. Manual of Tropical Medicine, 3rd ed. Williams Wood and Co., New York, 1919.

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