Species Streptococcus suis

Name: Streptococcus suis (ex Elliott 1966) Kilpper-Bälz and Schleifer 1987

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov., nom. rev.

Etymology: su’is L. masc./fem. n. sus, a pig; L. gen. masc./fem. n. suis, of a pig

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 43765; CCUG 7984; CIP 103217; DSM 9682; Henrichsen S735; LMG 14181; NCTC 10234; S735

16S rRNA gene: GU360732 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Kilpper-Bälz R, Schleifer KH. Streptococcus suis sp. nov., nom. rev. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1987; 37:160-162.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Streptococcus Rosenbach 1884 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Kilpper-Bälz R, Schleifer KH. Streptococcus suis sp. nov., nom. rev. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1987; 37:160-162.

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