Species Streptococcus pyogenes

Name: Streptococcus pyogenes Rosenbach 1884 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. puon, discharge from a sore, pus (Latin transliteration pyum); Gr. suff. -genes, producing; from Gr. v. gennaƓ, to produce; N.L. part. adj. pyogenes, pus-producing

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 12344; CCUG 12701; CCUG 4207; CIP 56.41; DSM 20565; JCM 5674; LMG 14700; NCAIM B.01705; NCTC 8198

16S rRNA gene: AB002521 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Rosenbach FJ. Microorganismen bei den Wund-Infections-Krankheiten des Menschen. J.F. Bergmann, Wiesbaden, 1884.

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: Rosenbach FJ. Microorganismen bei den Wund-Infections-Krankheiten des Menschen. J.F. Bergmann, Wiesbaden, 1884.

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