heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
According to Eldar et al. (1995), this species is an earlier heterotypic synonym of Streptococcusshiloi Eldar et al. 1995.Publication:
Eldar A, Frelier PF, Assenta L, Varner PW, Lawhon S, Bercovier H. Streptococcus shiloi, the name for an agent causing septicemic infection in fish, is a junior synonym of Streptococcus iniae. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:840-842.
Later, a numerical comparison of the whole-cell protein patterns confirmed that Streptococcus shiloi is identical to Streptocccus iniae .Publication:
Vandamme P, Devriese LA, Pot B, Kersters K, Melin P. Streptococcus difficile is a nonhemolytic group B, type Ib Streptococcus. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:81-85.
The full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 2, note = "Z".