Aeromonas hydrophila


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Aer·o·mo·nas hy·dro·ph'i·la

a bacterial species that causes cellulitis, wound infections, acute diarrhea (waterborne and shellfish associated), septicemia, and urinary tract infections in humans. Also causes red leg disease in frogs. The type species of Aeromonas.

Aeromonas hydrophila

A type of species of the genus Aeromonas, which is an opportunistic pathogen that affects children and immunocompromised hosts.
Epidemiology A hydrophila’s natural habitat is water and soil.
Clinical findings Acute diarrhoea, cellulitis, sepsis in immunocompromised hosts.
Pathogenesis Diarrhoea is caused by a cytotoxic enterotoxin.
Management Chloramphenicol, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, newer quinolones, third-generation cephalosporins.
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The results indicated significant antibacterial activity of the extracts at 50ug/ml concentration on Staphylococcus aureus, Aeromonas hydrophila, Escherichia coli and Salmonella typhi but no inhibition of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Vibrio cholerae.
The Microbial strains used in the sensitivity assay were Escherichia coli (MTCC 1687), Klebsiella pneumoniae (MTCC 432), Proteus mirabilis (MTCC 3310), Staphylococcus aureus (MTCC 737), Pseudomonas aeruginosa (MTCC 424), Shigella sonnei (MTCC 646), Aeromonas hydrophila (MTCC 1739), Salmonella typhimurium (MTCC 733), Vibrio cholera (MTCC 3906), Bacillus cereus (MTCC 430) and Candida albicans (Diploid fungus) (MTCC 854) were purchased from MTCC, Chandigarh, India and they were sub cultured as per the guideline and standard protocol laid down by National committee for clinical Laboratory standards.
Whereas, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Bacillus subtilis, Aeromonas hydrophila subsp.
The bacterial cultures used were, Staphylococcus aureus (IMS/GN7), Aeromonas hydrophila (IMS/GNU), Salmonella typhi (MTCC 3216), Shigella flexneri (IMS/GN1), Escherichia coli (ATCC 25922) and Enterococcus faecalis (ATCC 25923).