Species Shigella sonnei

Name: Shigella sonnei (Levine 1920) Weldin 1927 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. sonnei, of Sonne, named after Carl Sonne, a Danish bacteriologist

Gender: feminine

Type strains: ATCC 29930; CIP 82.49; DSM 5570; NCTC 12984

16S rRNA gene: FR870445 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Weldin JC. The colon-typhoid group of bacteria and related forms. Relationships and classification. Iowa State Journal of Science 1927; 1:121-197.

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: Weldin JC. The colon-typhoid group of bacteria and related forms. Relationships and classification. Iowa State Journal of Science 1927; 1:121-197.

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