Plesiomonas

Plesiomonas

(plē'sē-ō-mō'năs),
A genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, chemoorganotropic, rod-shaped, motile bacteria. It possesses the enterobacterial common antigen. This genus is found in fish, other aquatic animals, and in some nonaquatic animals. Associated with diarrhea and occasional opportunistic infection in humans.

Plesiomonas

facultatively anaerobic gram-negative rods which are mainly found in fish and reptiles. The only species is P. shigelloids.
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A total of 12 bacterial species have been isolated and added to this thesaurus: Citrobacter werkmanii, Kluyvera cryocrescens, Lactobacillus brevis, Streptococcus pluranimalium, Paenibacillus peoriae, Rhodotorula minuta, Cronobacter malonaticus, Paenibacillus durus, Rhodotorula mucilaginosa, Rhizobium radiobacter, Buttiauxella agrestis, and Plesiomonas shigelloides.
Biofire GI Panel--can simultaneously detect Campylobacter jejuni, Campylobacter coli, Campylobacter upsaliensis, toxin producing Clostridium difficile, Plesiomonas shigelloides, Salmonella species, Yersinia enterocolitica, Vibrio parahaemolyticus, Vibrio vulnificus, Vibrio cholera, a variety of pathogenic Shigella and Escherichia species, Adenovirus, Astrovirus, Norovirus, Rotavirus, Sapovirus, Cryptosporidium species, and Cyclospora cayetanensis.
2007 Aislamiento e identificacion de especies pertenecientes a los generos Aeromonas, Vibrio y Plesiomonas procedentes de muestras extra intestinales en Cuba.
Vandamme LR, Vandepitte J (1980) Frequent Isolation of Edwardsiella tarda and Plesiomonas Shigelloides from the Healthy Zaire Fresh Water Fish.
Clostridium perfringens, and Plesiomonas shigeloides in marine and freswater invertebrates from coastal California ecosystems.
Plesiomonas shigelloides is an aquatic microorganism recognized as human and animal enteropathogen by epidemiological evidence.
For isolation of Salmonella , Shigella , diarrheagenic Escherichia coli (DEC), Vibrio , Yersinia , Aeromonas and Plesiomonas , MacConkey agar (Mac), xylose lysine desoxycholate medium, sorbitol Mac agar, thiosulfate citrate bile salt, and Columbia blood agar (Oxoid, UK) were used.
FIRST REPORT OF Plesiomonas shigelloides AS OPPORTUNISTIC PATHOGEN IN TILAPIA Oreochromis niloticus (LINNAEUS, 1758) IN A FISH FARM IN LIMA, PERU