Name: Ureaplasma parvum Robertson et al. 2002

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: par’vum L. neut. adj. parvum, small, referring to its significantly smaller genome sizes compared to Ureaplasma urealyticum

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 27815; NCTC 11736; strain 27

16S rRNA gene: AF073456 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Robertson JA, Stemke GW, Davis JWJ, Harasawa R, Thirkell D, Kong F, Shepard MC, Ford DK. Proposal of Ureaplasma parvum sp. nov. and emended description of Ureaplasma urealyticum (Shepard et al. 1974) Robertson et al. 2001. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:587-597.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 52, part 2 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:691-692.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

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

Assigned by: Robertson JA, Stemke GW, Davis JWJ, Harasawa R, Thirkell D, Kong F, Shepard MC, Ford DK. Proposal of Ureaplasma parvum sp. nov. and emended description of Ureaplasma urealyticum (Shepard et al. 1974) Robertson et al. 2001. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:587-597.

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