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Abstract

The genus currently comprises 16 named species. In addition, four unnamed hybridization groups were designated genomospecies 1, 3, 4 and 5. These groups represent valid species-level taxa, but were not assigned names in the original description by Brenner [ , 839–858 (1999)]. To rectify this situation, it is proposed that genomospecies 1, genomospecies 3, genomospecies 4 and genomospecies 5 should be classified as sp. nov., sp. nov., sp. nov. and sp. nov., respectively, with strains 79601 ( = ATCC BAA-2439), WaZ Holland ( = ATCC 700522), LT 11-33 ( = ATCC 700639) and Sao Paulo ( = ATCC 700523) as the type strains. The type strains are also available from the culture collections of the WHO Collaborating Centres in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and Brisbane, Australia.

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