Species Tropheryma whipplei

Name: Tropheryma whipplei La Scola et al. 2001

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: whipp’le.i N.L. gen. masc. n. whipplei, of Whipple, after George Whipple, who described the first patient with the clinical syndrome that is today known as Whipple’s disease

Gender: neuter

Type strains: CNCM I-2202; Twist; Twist-Marseille

16S rRNA gene: AF251035 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: La Scola B, Fenollar F, Fournier PE, Altwegg M, Mallet MN, Raoult D. Description of Tropheryma whipplei gen. nov., sp. nov., the Whipple's disease bacillus. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1471-1479.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 51, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1621-1623.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Tropheryma La Scola et al. 2001

Assigned by: La Scola B, Fenollar F, Fournier PE, Altwegg M, Mallet MN, Raoult D. Description of Tropheryma whipplei gen. nov., sp. nov., the Whipple's disease bacillus. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1471-1479.

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