Streptococcus iniae


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Streptococcus iniae

A species pathogenic to fish that may cause cellulitis in people who handle affected fish and have skin abrasions.
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Comparative histopathology of Streptococcus iniae and Streptococcus agalactiae-infected tilapia.
Development of loop-mediated isothermal amplification method for rapid detection of Streptococcus iniae, the causative agent of streptococcosis in fish.
1) Streptococcus iniae infections are characterized by impetigo and cellulitis, and Erysipelothrix rhusthopathiae infections cause erysipeloid manifestations.
Table 1: Representative marine pathogens and their antiobiotic susceptibilities Bacteria Antibiotic susceptibilities Gram-positive bacteria Erysipelothrix rksiopalie Amoxicillin, piperacillin- taxobactam, erythromycin, doxycycline, aminoglycosides Streptococcus iniae Amoxicillin, piperacillin- tazobactam, cephalosporins Gram-negative bacteria Aeromonas hydrophila Third-generation cephalosporins, second- generation quinolones, resistant to penicillins and first-generation cephalosporins Gram-negative marine mammal Brucella spp.
Streptococcus iniae associated with mortality of Tilapia nilotica and T.
Isolation and characterization of a second isolate of Streptococcus iniae.
Clinical isolates of Streptococcus iniae from Asia are more mucoid and beta-hemolytic than those from North America.
Invasive infection with Streptococcus iniae in Taiwan.
Streptococcus iniae, a bacterial infection in barramundi Lates calcarifer.
Ecological investigation of Streptococcus iniae in cultured Japanese flounder (Paralichthys olivaceus) using selective isolation procedures.
Red drum Sciaenops ocellatus mortalities associated with Streptococcus iniae infection.

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