A type strain for Prévot has heretofore not been established. Prévot's strain 113 VI [ATCC (American Type Culture Collection) 25540; VPI (Virginia Polytechnic Institute) 0119], one of the two strains upon which the original description of this organism was based, possesses characteristics which closely agree not only with those given in the original description of by Prévot, but also with those in the description of this organism as emended by the present authors. This strain is here designated as the type strain. The characteristics of indicate that this organism properly belongs in the genus Prévot, to which genus it is transferred as (Prévot) comb. nov.


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