Species Streptococcus salivarius

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

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: sa.li.va’ri.us L. masc. adj. salivarius, slimy, salivary

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 7073; CCUG 11878; CCUG 17825; CCUG 50207; CIP 102503; DSM 20560; HAMBI 1716; JCM 5707; LMG 11489; NCFB 1779; NCIMB 701779; NCTC 8618

16S rRNA gene: AY188352 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

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 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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