Species Streptococcus infantis

Name: Streptococcus infantis Kawamura et al. 1998

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: in.fan’tis L. masc./fem. n. infans, infant; L. adj. infantis, pertaining to human infants, from whom the organism was isolated

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 700779; CCUG 39817; CIP 105949; DSM 12492; GTC 849; JCM 10157; LMG 18720; strain O-122

16S rRNA gene: EU156759 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Kawamura Y, Hou XG, Todome Y, Sultana F, Hirose K, Shu SE, Ezaki T, Ohkuni H. Streptococcus peroris sp. nov. and Streptococcus infantis sp. nov., new members of the Streptococcus mitis group, isolated from human clinical specimens. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:921-927.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 48, part 3 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:1085-1087.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Streptococcus Rosenbach 1884 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Kawamura Y, Hou XG, Todome Y, Sultana F, Hirose K, Shu SE, Ezaki T, Ohkuni H. Streptococcus peroris sp. nov. and Streptococcus infantis sp. nov., new members of the Streptococcus mitis group, isolated from human clinical specimens. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:921-927.

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