genomovar

ge·no·mo·var

(jē-nōmō-var)
Term used to denote bacteria within a genus that are genotypically distinct but cannot be differentiated based on phenotypic characteristics.
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Burkholderia cepacia genomovar III is a common plant associated bacterium.
Initially, it was known as Rothia dentocariosa genomovar II.
Muscle infection in imported neon tetra, Paracheirodoninnesi Myers: limited occurance of microscporidia and predominance of sever forms of columnaris diseases caused by an Asian genomovar of Flavobaterium columnare.
Genomovar ascription by RFLP analysis of the 16S rRNA gene grouped all the isolates under genomovar II.
Proposal to accomodate Burkholderia cepacia genomovar VI as Burkholderia dolosa sp.
In order to develop rapid tests to determine the genomovar status of BCC isolates, nucleotide sequence polymorphism in two genes, the 16S rRNA gene (16S rDNA) and recA gene has been examined, and only recA based typing has been found useful to identify BCC strains from both environmental samples and sputum as well as to identify other Burkholderia species.
Burkholderia cepacia complex bacteria from clinical and environmental sources in Italy: Genomovar status and distribution of traits related to virulence and transmissibility.
Bacteria that cannot be consistently identified by phenotype should not be given a new species name; taxonomically, such groups should be referred to as Genomovar I, Genomovar II, etc.
Strains being developed for agricultural use seem to cluster in genomovar V.
Comparative assessment of genotyping methods for epidemiologic study of Burkholderia cepacia genomovar III.
cenocepacia (formerly known as BCC genomovar III--phylogenetic subgroups IIIA, IIIB, IIIC and IIID) has been associated with rapid deterioration of lung function secondary to necrotizing pneumonia and sepsis, resulting in early death, among CF patients.
Evaluation of species-specific recA-based PCR tests for genomovar level identification within the Burkholderia cepacia complex.