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Genus Catabacter

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

Number of species cited in this file: 1
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Catabacter Lau et al. 2014, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Catabacter hongkongensis Lau et al. 2014.
Etymology: N.L. cata-, abbreviation for catalase-positive, derived from Gr. kata, down; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Catabacter, catalase-positive rod.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 159. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int. J Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64 (2014), 2927-2929..
Validation List Online
Effective publication: LAU, S. K. P., FAN, R. Y. Y., LO, H.-W., NG, R. H. Y., WONG, S. S. Y., LI, I. W. S., WU, A. K. L., NG, K. H. L., TSEUNG, S., LEE, R. A., FUNG, K. S. C., QUE, T.-L., YUEN, K.-Y. and WOO, P. C. Y. 2012. High mortality associated with Catabacter hongkongensis bacteremia. J. Clin. Microbiol., 50, 2239-2243
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Note from Validation List: The name also appears in Lau et al. (2007), but no separate protologues for the genus and the species were given and no type species was designated at that time; therefore, the validation is based on effective publication of the names in Lau et al. 2012.
Reference: LAU, S. K. P., McNABB, A., WOO, G. K. S., HOANG, L., FUNG, A. M. Y., CHUNG, L. M. W., WOO, P. C. Y. and YUEN, K.-Y. 2007. Catabacter hongkongensis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from blood cultures of patients from Hong Kong and Canada. J. Clin. Microbiol., 45, 395-401
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Catabacter hongkongensis Lau et al. 2014, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) HKU16= CCUG 54229=JCM 17853.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: JF514883.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. hongkongensis, in honor of Hong Kong, the place where the type strain was isolated.
Source: Clinical.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 159. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int. J Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64 (2014), 2927-2929.
Validation List Online
Effective publication: LAU, S. K. P., FAN, R. Y. Y., LO, H.-W., NG, R. H. Y., WONG, S. S. Y., LI, I. W. S., WU, A. K. L., NG, K. H. L., TSEUNG, S., LEE, R. A., FUNG, K. S. C., QUE, T.-L., YUEN, K.-Y. and WOO, P. C. Y. 2012. High mortality associated with Catabacter hongkongensis bacteremia. J. Clin. Microbiol., 50, 2239-2243
Effective publication Online

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