Species Streptococcus mitis

Name: Streptococcus mitis Andrewes and Horder 1906 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. masc./fem. adj. mitis, mild

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 49456; Carlson's strain NS 51; CCUG 31611; CCUG 35790; CIP 103335; DSM 12643; JCM 12971; LMG 14557; NCTC 12261; NS 51

16S rRNA gene: EU156760 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Andrewes FW, Horder TJ. A study of the streptococci pathogenic for man. Lancet 1906; 2:708-713.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Streptococcus Rosenbach 1884 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Andrewes FW, Horder TJ. A study of the streptococci pathogenic for man. Lancet 1906; 2:708-713.

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