Genus Afipia

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Number of species cited in this file: 5
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

 

Afipia Brenner et al. 1992, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Afipia felis Brenner et al. 1992.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Afipia, derived from the abbreviation AFIP, for the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, where the type strain of the type species was isolated.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 41. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1992, 42, 327-328. [BRENNER (D.J.), HOLLIS (D.G.), MOSS (C.W.), ENGLISH (C.K.), HALL (G.S.), VINCENT (J.), RADOSEVIC (J.), BIRKNESS (K.A.), BIBB (W.F.), QUINN (F.D.), SWAMINATHAN (B.), WEAVER (R.E.), REEVES (M.W.), O'CONNOR (S.P.), HAYES (P.S.), TENOVER (F.C.), STEIGERWALT (A.G.), PERKINS (B.A.), DANESHVAR (M.I.), HILL (B.C.), WASHINGTON (J.A.), WOODS (T.C.), HUNTER (S.B.), HADFIELD (T.L.), AJELLO (G.W.), KAUFMANN (A.F.), WEAR (D.J.) and WENGER (J.D.): Proposal of Afipia gen. nov., with Afipia felis sp. nov. (formerly the cat scratch disease bacillus), Afipia clevelandensis sp. nov. (formerly the Cleveland Clinic Foundation strain), Afipia broomeae sp. nov., and three unnamed genospecies. J. Clin. Microbiol., 1991, 29, 2450-2460.]
Validation List no. 41 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Afipia Brenner et al. 1992 emend. La Scola et al. 2002.
Type species: ¤ Afipia felis Brenner et al. 1992.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Afipia, derived from the abbreviation AFIP, for the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, where the type strain of the type species was isolated.
Reference: LA SCOLA (B.), MALLET (M.N.), GRIMONT (P.A.D.) and RAOULT (D.): Description of Afipia birgiae sp. nov. and Afipia massiliensis sp. nov. and recognition of Afipia felis genospecies A. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1773-1782.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Afipia birgiae La Scola et al. 2002, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 34632 = CIP 106344 = CCUG 43108.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF288304.
Etymology: N.L. fem. gen. n. birgiae, of Birg, in honour of Marie-Laure Birg, a technician, for her many contributions to the isolation of strict intracellular bacteria, especially Tropheryma whipplei.
Reference: LA SCOLA (B.), MALLET (M.N.), GRIMONT (P.A.D.) and RAOULT (D.): Description of Afipia birgiae sp. nov. and Afipia massiliensis sp. nov. and recognition of Afipia felis genospecies A. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1773-1782.
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Afipia broomeae Brenner et al. 1992, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain B-91-007286 = ATCC 49717 = CCUG 30458 = CIP 103517 = DSM 7327 = NCTC 12720.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: U87759.
Etymology: N.L. gen. fem. n. broomeae, of Broome, named after Dr. Claire V. Broome in recognition of her contributions to the epidemiology and microbiology of cat scratch disease, legionellosis, listeriosis, toxic shock syndrome, Brazilian purpuric fever, and many other diseases.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 41. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1992, 42, 327-328. [BRENNER (D.J.), HOLLIS (D.G.), MOSS (C.W.), ENGLISH (C.K.), HALL (G.S.), VINCENT (J.), RADOSEVIC (J.), BIRKNESS (K.A.), BIBB (W.F.), QUINN (F.D.), SWAMINATHAN (B.), WEAVER (R.E.), REEVES (M.W.), O'CONNOR (S.P.), HAYES (P.S.), TENOVER (F.C.), STEIGERWALT (A.G.), PERKINS (B.A.), DANESHVAR (M.I.), HILL (B.C.), WASHINGTON (J.A.), WOODS (T.C.), HUNTER (S.B.), HADFIELD (T.L.), AJELLO (G.W.), KAUFMANN (A.F.), WEAR (D.J.) and WENGER (J.D.): Proposal of Afipia gen. nov., with Afipia felis sp. nov. (formerly the cat scratch disease bacillus), Afipia clevelandensis sp. nov. (formerly the Cleveland Clinic Foundation strain), Afipia broomeae sp. nov., and three unnamed genospecies. J. Clin. Microbiol., 1991, 29, 2450-2460.]
Validation List no. 41 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Afipia clevelandensis Brenner et al. 1992, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain B-91-007353 = ATCC 49720 = CCUG 30457 = CIP 103516 = DSM 7315 = NCTC 12721.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: M69186.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. clevelandensis, pertaining to Cleveland, Ohio, USA, where the type strain was isolated.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 41. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1992, 42, 327-328. [BRENNER (D.J.), HOLLIS (D.G.), MOSS (C.W.), ENGLISH (C.K.), HALL (G.S.), VINCENT (J.), RADOSEVIC (J.), BIRKNESS (K.A.), BIBB (W.F.), QUINN (F.D.), SWAMINATHAN (B.), WEAVER (R.E.), REEVES (M.W.), O'CONNOR (S.P.), HAYES (P.S.), TENOVER (F.C.), STEIGERWALT (A.G.), PERKINS (B.A.), DANESHVAR (M.I.), HILL (B.C.), WASHINGTON (J.A.), WOODS (T.C.), HUNTER (S.B.), HADFIELD (T.L.), AJELLO (G.W.), KAUFMANN (A.F.), WEAR (D.J.) and WENGER (J.D.): Proposal of Afipia gen. nov., with Afipia felis sp. nov. (formerly the cat scratch disease bacillus), Afipia clevelandensis sp. nov. (formerly the Cleveland Clinic Foundation strain), Afipia broomeae sp. nov., and three unnamed genospecies. J. Clin. Microbiol., 1991, 29, 2450-2460.]
Validation List no. 41 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Afipia felis Brenner et al. 1992, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain B-91-007352 = AFIP strain BV = ATCC 53690 = CCUG 30456 = CIP 103515 = DSM 7326 = NCTC 12499.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: M65248.
Etymology: L. gen. n. felis, of the cat.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 41. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1992, 42, 327-328. [BRENNER (D.J.), HOLLIS (D.G.), MOSS (C.W.), ENGLISH (C.K.), HALL (G.S.), VINCENT (J.), RADOSEVIC (J.), BIRKNESS (K.A.), BIBB (W.F.), QUINN (F.D.), SWAMINATHAN (B.), WEAVER (R.E.), REEVES (M.W.), O'CONNOR (S.P.), HAYES (P.S.), TENOVER (F.C.), STEIGERWALT (A.G.), PERKINS (B.A.), DANESHVAR (M.I.), HILL (B.C.), WASHINGTON (J.A.), WOODS (T.C.), HUNTER (S.B.), HADFIELD (T.L.), AJELLO (G.W.), KAUFMANN (A.F.), WEAR (D.J.) and WENGER (J.D.): Proposal of Afipia gen. nov., with Afipia felis sp. nov. (formerly the cat scratch disease bacillus), Afipia clevelandensis sp. nov. (formerly the Cleveland Clinic Foundation strain), Afipia broomeae sp. nov., and three unnamed genospecies. J. Clin. Microbiol., 1991, 29, 2450-2460.]
Validation List no. 41 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Afipia massiliensis La Scola et al. 2002, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 34633 = CIP 107022 = CCUG 45153.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY029562.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. massiliensis, of Massilia, the old Roman name for Marseille, where the organism was isolated.
Reference: LA SCOLA (B.), MALLET (M.N.), GRIMONT (P.A.D.) and RAOULT (D.): Description of Afipia birgiae sp. nov. and Afipia massiliensis sp. nov. and recognition of Afipia felis genospecies A. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1773-1782.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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