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Table 2 Example illustrating the names of a bacterium (L. rhamnosus GG) at different taxonomic levels

From: International Society of Sports Nutrition Position Stand: Probiotics

Taxonomic level Name
Domain Bacteria
Phylum Firmicutes
Class Bacilli
Order Lactobacillales
Family Lactobacillaceae
Genus Lactobacillus
Species Lactobacillus rhamnosus
Strain Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG