Name: Ureaplasma diversum Howard and Gourlay 1982

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. adj. diversum, diverse, different, distinct, heterogeneous, referring to the difference in polypeptides and G+C content as compared to Ureaplasma urealyticum and to the heterogeneous antigenic structure of the species

Gender: neuter

Type strain: A417; ATCC 43321; CIP 106089; DSM 21276; NCTC 10182

16S rRNA gene: D78650 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Howard CJ, Gourlay RN. Proposal for a second species within the genus Ureaplasma, Ureaplasma diversum sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1982; 32:446-452.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Ureaplasma Shepard et al. 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Howard CJ, Gourlay RN. Proposal for a second species within the genus Ureaplasma, Ureaplasma diversum sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1982; 32:446-452.

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