Legionella sainthelensi

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Legionella sainthelensi
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L. sainthelensi
Binomial name
Legionella sainthelensi
Campbell et al. 1984[1]
Type strain
ATCC 35248, CCUG 29672, CIP 103885, DSM 19231, MSH-4, Mt. St. Helens 4, NCTC 11988[2]

Legionella sainthelensi is a Gram-negative, catalase- and oxidase-positive, non-spore-forming, motile bacterium from the genus Legionella which was isolated from fresh water in regions influenced by the volcanic eruptions of Mt. St. Helens in Washington.[3][4] L. sainthelensi can cause infection in the respiratory tract.[5]

Genomic information
NCBI genome ID31584
Ploidyhaploid
Genome size4.10 Mb
Number of chromosomes1
Year of completion2014

References[edit]

  1. ^ LPSN lpsn.dsmz.de
  2. ^ Straininfo of Legionella sainthelensi
  3. ^ Applied and Environmental Microbiology [1]
  4. ^ UniProt
  5. ^ Loeb, M; Simor, AE; Mandell, L; Krueger, P; McArthur, M; James, M; Walter, S; Richardson, E; Lingley, M; Stout, J; Stronach, D; McGeer, A (1999). "Two nursing home outbreaks of respiratory infection with Legionella sainthelensi". J Am Geriatr Soc. 47 (5): 547–52. doi:10.1111/j.1532-5415.1999.tb02568.x. PMID 10323647.

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