Species Streptococcus hongkongensis

Name: Streptococcus hongkongensis Lau et al. 2013

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: hong.kong.en’sis N.L. masc./fem. adj. hongkongensis, of or belonging to Hong Kong, the place where the type strain was isolated

Gender: masculine

Type strain: CECT 8154; DSM 26014; HKU30

16S rRNA gene: HQ335006 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Lau SK, Curreem SO, Lin CC, Fung AM, Yuen KY, Woo PC. Streptococcus hongkongensis sp. nov., isolated from a patient with an infected puncture wound and from a marine flatfish. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:2570-2576.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Streptococcus Rosenbach 1884 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Lau SK, Curreem SO, Lin CC, Fung AM, Yuen KY, Woo PC. Streptococcus hongkongensis sp. nov., isolated from a patient with an infected puncture wound and from a marine flatfish. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:2570-2576.

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