Species Weeksella zoohelcum

Name: Weeksella zoohelcum Holmes et al. 1987

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. zoon, an animal; Gr. neut. n. helkos, a wound; N.L. gen. pl. n. zoohelcum, of animal wounds, because strains are isolated from cat and dog bites and scratches

Gender: feminine

Type strains: ATCC 43767; CCUG 12568; CCUG 30535; CIP 103041; D658; DSM 16783; IFO 16014; JCM 21249; LMG 12996; LMG 8351; NBRC 16014; NCTC 11660

16S rRNA gene: M93153 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Holmes B, Steigerwalt AG, Weaver RE, Brenner DJ. Weeksella toohelcum sp. nov. (formerly group IIj), from human clinical speciemens. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1986; 8:191-196.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 23. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1987; 37:179-180.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Bergeyella zoohelcum (Holmes et al. 1987) Vandamme et al. 1994

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Weeksella Holmes et al. 1987

Assigned by: Holmes B, Steigerwalt AG, Weaver RE, Brenner DJ. Weeksella toohelcum sp. nov. (formerly group IIj), from human clinical speciemens. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1986; 8:191-196.

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