ATCC 23581 has been cited as the type strain of since 1980. In 1986, the Centers for Disease Control informed the ATCC that this strain was serovar , not serovar as deposited originally. An authentic culture of the serovar RGA strain was then submitted and assigned ATCC 43642, which was designated as the type strain of in an article by Yasuda . [ Yasuda . (1987) . , 407–415]. In this Request for an Opinion to the Judicial Commission, it is proposed that a correction be made in the Approved Lists of Bacterial Names to acknowledge ATCC 43642 as the type strain of .


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