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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(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.
Invasive infection due to Streptococcus iniae: a new or previously unrecognized disease--Ontario, 1995-1996.
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.
Isolation and characterization of a second isolate of Streptococcus iniae. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology; 28:311-314; 1978.
Red drum Sciaenops ocellatus mortalities associated with Streptococcus iniae infection.
Enterococcus seriolicida and Streptococcus iniae. In: Woo PTK, Bruno DW, editors.

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