Bacterial taxonomy update

Ðurđa Slavić, Sarah Lippert, Charles Doekes

Animal Health Laboratory, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON

AHL Newsletter 2021;25(2):7.

In the next few weeks, the AHL bacteriology section will be updating our bacterial taxonomy list and the following bacterial name changes will be seen on the AHL reports: 

Old name New name
Haemophilus parasuis Glaesserella parasuis
Clostridium difficile  Clostridioides difficile
Clostridium sordellii Peniclostridium sordellii