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bi·o·var

(bī'ō-var),
A group (infrasubspecific) of bacterial strains distinguishable from other strains of the same species on the basis of physiologic characters. Formerly called biotype.
[bio- + variant]

bi·o·var

(bī'ō-vahr)
A group of bacterialstrains distinguishable from other strains of the same species on the basis of physiologic characters.
[bio- + variant]

biovar

(bi'o-var) [ biological variation]
In microbiology, a term for variants within a species. These are usually distinguished by certain biochemical or physiological characteristics.
See: morphovar; serovar
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The same biovar of Brucella was isolated from cattle which were kept in close contact with sheep, confirmed the cross-species transmission (Ocholi et al., 2005).
We observed a high prevalence (47%) of chlamydial infection within the studied group (16/34); the most frequent biovar was LGV (68.8% of the Chlamydia-infected patients).
Association of Ureaplasma urealyticum (biovar 2) with nongonococcal urethritis.
In addition, Brucella abortus biovar 1 was isolated from a bison (Bison bison) fetus collected in Yellowstone park (70).
Pseudomonas fluorescens and Bacillus subtilis reduced bacterial wilt severity by 55% and 46%, respectively, in tomato study conducted by Seleim et al.[ 13] while Tahat et al.[14] found no disease symptoms of bacterial wilt (race 2 biovar 3) in tomato inoculated with Glomus mosseae.
La proteina de membrana externa Omp31 ha sido evaluada serologicamente en animales diferentes a bovinos, de alli que resulto interesante que fuera reportada usando sueros de bovinos positivos a Brucella abortus biovar S19 (Connolly et al., 2006), mientras que en otro estudio similar usando la cepa vacunal de Brucella abortus RB51 no la hayan detectado (Kim et al.
melitensis biovar 3 from spleen, liver, kidney, and lung was carried out according to the method explained by.
Virulence markers in Aeromonas hydrophila and Aeromonas veronii biovar sobria isolates from freshwater fish and from a diarrhea case.
Both animals lived on a dairy farm with recurrent cases of abortion and mastitis due to Brucella (B.) abortus biovar (bv) 1 infections [7].
Comparative evaluation of a bivalent killed Salmonella vaccine to prevent egg contamination with Salmonella enterica serovars enteritidis, Typhimurium and Gallinarum biovar Pullorum using 4 different challenge models.
Los resultados evidenciaron que el 56% de los individuos de Chaetophractus villosus estuvieron expuestos a Mycobacterium bovis, el 32% a Neospora caninum, el 12% a Echinococcus granulosus y el 16% a Brucella aislandose Brucella suis biovar 1.