Species Streptococcus parasanguinis

Name: Streptococcus parasanguinis corrig. Whiley et al. 1990

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: san’gui.nis Gr. pref. para-, alongside of or near; L. gen. masc. n. sanguinis, of the blood, and also a specific epithet; N.L. gen. n. parasanguinis, alongside of Streptococcus sanguinis, indicating the close similarity between the two species

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 15912; CCUG 30417; DSM 6778; LMG 14537; Strain 55898

16S rRNA gene: EU156771 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Whiley RA, Fraser HY, Douglas CWI, Hardie JM, Williams AM, Collins MD. Streptococcus parasanguis sp. nov., an atypical viridans Streptococcus from human clinical specimens. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 1990; 68:115-122.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 34. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1990; 40:320-321.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Streptococcus Rosenbach 1884 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Whiley RA, Fraser HY, Douglas CWI, Hardie JM, Williams AM, Collins MD. Streptococcus parasanguis sp. nov., an atypical viridans Streptococcus from human clinical specimens. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 1990; 68:115-122.

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