Species Staphylococcus schweitzeri

Name: Staphylococcus schweitzeri Tong et al. 2015

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: schwei’tzer.i N.L. gen. masc. n. schweitzeri, of Schweitzer, named after Albert Schweitzer, founder of a hospital in Lambaréné, Gabon, and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate in 1952

Gender: masculine

Type strains: DSM 28300; FSA084; SSI 89.004

16S rRNA gene: CCEL01000025 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Tong SY, Schaumburg F, Ellington MJ, Corander J, Pichon B, Leendertz F, Bentley SD, Parkhill J, Holt DC, Peters G, et al. Novel staphylococcal species that form part of a Staphylococcus aureus-related complex: the non-pigmented Staphylococcus argenteus sp. nov. and the non-human primate-associated Staphylococcus schweitzeri sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:15-22.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 65, part 1 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:1112-1113.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Staphylococcus Rosenbach 1884 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Tong SY, Schaumburg F, Ellington MJ, Corander J, Pichon B, Leendertz F, Bentley SD, Parkhill J, Holt DC, Peters G, et al. Novel staphylococcal species that form part of a Staphylococcus aureus-related complex: the non-pigmented Staphylococcus argenteus sp. nov. and the non-human primate-associated Staphylococcus schweitzeri sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:15-22.

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