Name: Yersinia intermedia Brenner et al. 1981

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: in.ter.me’di.a L. fem. adj. intermedia, intermediate, here it implies that biochemical reactions of this species seem midway between Yersinia enterocolitica and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis

Gender: feminine

Type strain: 3953; ATCC 29909; Bottone 48; CCUG 11292; Chester 48; CIP 80.28; DSM 18517; JCM 7579; NCTC 11469

16S rRNA gene: AF366380 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Brenner DJ, Bercovier H, Ursing J, Alonso JM, Steigerwalt AG, Fanning GR, Carter GP, Mollaret HH. Yersinia intermedia: a new species of Enterobacteriaceae composed of rhamnose-positive, melibiose-positive, raffinose-positive strains (formerly called Yersinia enterocolitica or Yersinia enterocolitica-like). Curr. Microbiol. 1980; 4:207-212.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 6. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1981; 31:215-218.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Yersinia van Loghem 1944 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Brenner DJ, Bercovier H, Ursing J, Alonso JM, Steigerwalt AG, Fanning GR, Carter GP, Mollaret HH. Yersinia intermedia: a new species of Enterobacteriaceae composed of rhamnose-positive, melibiose-positive, raffinose-positive strains (formerly called Yersinia enterocolitica or Yersinia enterocolitica-like). Curr. Microbiol. 1980; 4:207-212.

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