Flexibacter


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Flexibacter

members of the Cytophaga/Flexibacter group of long, flexuous, gram-negative bacteria; common cause of superficial infections. Includes F. columnaris (Cytophaga columnaris, see columnaris disease), F. maritimus (see marine flexibacter disease). See also cytophaga.
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Fedoruk (1981), Plumb & Olah (1984), Hanson & Grizzle (1985), MacMillan & Tucker (1985), Noga (2000) revealed that Flexibacter collumnaris and many other bacterial diseases of fish, have a patho-physiological background related to environmental stressors.
Sensitivity test was carried out to confirm the isolation of Flexibacter columnaris.
Pathogenicity and clinical symtoms: The results showed that Flexibacter columnaris species was pathogenic as clinical signs were observed in the external surface of fingerlings in the different fish ponds and suspected fish held in the aquarium.
Electrophoretic detection of proteasas from selected strains of Flexibacter psychrophilus and assessment of their variability.
First isolation of Flexibacter psychrophilus, as a causative agent of rainbow trout fry syndrome (RTFS), producing rainbow trout mortality in Chile.
Epizootiological Study of Bacterial Cold-Water Disease in Pacific Salmon and Further Characterization of the Etiologic Agent, Flexibacter psychrophila.
1995), who had misclassifed this microorganism within the Flexibacter genus.
Identification of Flavobacterium and Flexibacter species by species-specific polymerase chain reaction primers to the 16S ribosomal RNA gene.
Deoxyribonucleic acid relatedness and phenotypic characterization of Flexibacter columnaris sp.
Induction and development of bacterial gill disease in the eel (Anguilla japonica) experimentally infected with Flexibacter columnaris: pathological changes in the gill vascular structure and cardiac performace.