Species Streptococcus downei

Name: Streptococcus downei Whiley et al. 1988

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. downei, of Downe, the village in Kent, United Kingdom, where the type strain was isolated

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 33748; CCUG 24890; CIP 103222; DSM 5635; LMG 14514; M Fe 28; NCTC 11391

16S rRNA gene: X58306 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Whiley RA, Russell RRB, Hardie JM, Beighton D. Streptococcus downei sp. nov. for strains previously described as Streptococcus mutans serotype h. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1988; 38:25-29.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Streptococcus Rosenbach 1884 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Whiley RA, Russell RRB, Hardie JM, Beighton D. Streptococcus downei sp. nov. for strains previously described as Streptococcus mutans serotype h. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1988; 38:25-29.

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