FEMS Microbiology Letters

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Virtual Issue Fish Pathogens

 Fish Pathogens
Top left: Rhizoid colonies of Flavobacterium columnare (photo courtesy of Dr. Benjamin LaFrentz). Top right and bottom left: From “Ichthyophthirius multifiliis as a potential vector of Edwardsiella ictaluri in channel catfish” (FEMS Microbiology Letters 329 (2012)). Bottom right: Channel catfish showing signs of columnaris disease caused by Flavobacterium columnare (photo courtesy of Dr. Craig Shoemaker).

Genetic investigation within Lactococcus garvieae revealed two genomic lineages
Author(s): Ferrario, Chiara; Ricci, Giovanni; Borgo, Francesca; et al.
Volume: 332 Issue: 2 Pages: 153-161 DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2012.02591.x
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Published: JUL 2012

Ichthyophthirius multifiliisas a potential vector of Edwardsiella ictaluri in channel catfish
Author(s): Xu, De-Hai; Shoemaker, Craig A.; Klesius, Phillip H.
Volume: 329 Issue: 2 Pages: 160-167 DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2012.02518.x
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Published: APR 2012

Comparative genome analysis of Lactococcus garvieae using a suppression subtractive hybridization library: discovery of novel DNA signatures
Volume: 325 Issue: 1 Pages: 77-84 DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2011.02414.x
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Published: DEC 2011

Characterization of ISR region and development of a PCR assay for rapid detection of the fish pathogen Tenacibaculum soleae
Author(s): Lopez, Jose R.; Hamman-Khalifa, Abdel M.; Navas, Jose I.; et al.
Volume: 324 Issue: 2 Pages: 181-188 DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2011.02404.x
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Published: NOV 2011

Proteomics and multilocus sequence analysis confirm intraspecific variability of Vibrio tapetis
Author(s): Balboa, Sabela; Bermudez-Crespo, Jose; Gianzo, Cristina; et al.
Volume: 324 Issue: 1 Pages: 80-87 DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2011.02393.x
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Published: NOV 2011

Cloning and expression of serum opacity factor in fish pathogenic Streptococcus dysgalactiae and its application to discriminate between fish and mammalian isolates
Author(s): Nishiki, Issei; Horikiri, Yasushi; Itami, Toshiaki; et al.
Volume: 323 Issue: 1 Pages: 68-74 DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2011.02360.x
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Published: OCT 2011

Characterization of a functional toxin-antitoxin module in the genome of the fish pathogen Piscirickettsia salmonis
Author(s): Gomez, Fernando A.; Cardenas, Constanza; Henriquez, Vitalia; et al.
Volume: 317 Issue: 1 Pages: 83-92 DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2011.02218.x
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Published: APR 2011

ISPsa2, the first mobile genetic element to be described and characterized in the bacterial facultative intracellular pathogen Piscirickettsia salmonis
Author(s): Marshall, Sergio H.; Henriquez, Vitalia; Gomez, Fernando A.; et al.
Volume: 314 Issue: 1 Pages: 18-24 DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2010.02132.x
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Published: JAN 2011

Fusarium solaniis responsible for mass mortalities in nests of loggerhead sea turtle, Caretta caretta, in Boavista, Cape Verde
Author(s): Sarmiento-Ramirez Jullie M.; Abella Elena; Martin Maria P.; et al.
Volume: 312 Issue: 2 Pages: 192-200 DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2010.02116.x
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Published: NOV 2010

The putative RxLR effector protein SpHtp1 from the fish pathogenic oomycete Saprolegnia parasitica is translocated into fish cells
Author(s): van West, Pieter; de Bruijn, Irene; Minor, Kirsty L.; et al.
Volume: 310 Issue: 2 Pages: 127-137 DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2010.02055.x
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Published: SEP 2010

Chemotactic factors of Flavobacterium columnare to skin mucus of healthy channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)
Author(s): Klesius, Phillip H.; Pridgeon, Julia W.; Aksoy, Mediha
Volume: 310 Issue: 2 Pages: 145-151 DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2010.02060.x
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Published: SEP 2010

Dissemination of streptococcal pyrogenic exotoxin G (spegg) with an IS-like element in fish isolates of Streptococcus dysgalactiae
Author(s): Abdelsalam, Mohamed; Chen, Shih-Chu; Yoshida, Terutoyo
Volume: 309 Issue: 1 Pages: 105-113 DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2010.02024.x
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Published: AUG 2010

Nested PCR for the detection of Candidatus arthromitus in fish
Author(s): Manzano, Marisa; Giusto, Cristina; Iacumin, Lucilla; et al.
Volume: 308 Issue: 1 Pages: 35-39 DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2010.01984.x
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Published: JUL 2010

A pivotal role for the Streptococcus iniae extracellular polysaccharide in triggering proinflammatory cytokines transcription and inducing death in rainbow trout
Author(s): Eyngor, Marina; Lublin, Avishay; Shapira, Roni; et al.
Volume: 305 Issue: 2 Pages: 109-120 DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2010.01919.x
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Published: APR 2010

Acylhomoserine lactone production and degradation by the fish pathogen Tenacibaculum maritimum, a member of the Cytophaga-Flavobacterium-Bacteroides (CFB) group
Author(s): Romero, Manuel; Avendano-Herrara, Ruben; Magarinos, Beatriz; et al.
Volume: 304 Issue: 2 Pages: 131-139 DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2009.01889.x
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Published: MAR 2010

Phenotypic and genetic characterizations of Streptococcus dysgalactiae strains isolated from fish collected in Japan and other Asian countries
Author(s): Abdelsalam, Mohamed; Chen, Shih-Chu; Yoshida, Terutoyo
Volume: 302 Issue: 1 Pages: 32-38 DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2009.01828.x
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Published: JAN 2010

Application of an immunoaffinity-based preconcentration method for mass spectrometric analysis of the O-chain polysaccharide of Aeromonas salmonicida from in vitro- and in vivo-grown cells
Author(s): Wang, Zhan; Liu, Xin; Garduno, Elizabeth; et al.
Volume: 295 Issue: 2 Pages: 148-155 DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2009.01612.x
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Published: JUN 2009

Phenotypic characteristics of Streptococcus iniae and Streptococcus parauberis isolated from olive flounder (Paralichthys olivaceus)
Author(s): Nho, Seong-Won; Shin, Gee-Wook; Park, Seong-Bin; et al.
Volume: 293 Issue: 1 Pages: 20-27 DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2009.01491.x
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Published: APR 2009

Transfer of plasmid-mediated resistance to tetracycline in pathogenic bacteria from fish and aquaculture environments
Author(s): Guglielmetti, Elena; Korhonen, Jenni M.; Heikkinen, Jouni; et al.
Volume: 293 Issue: 1 Pages: 28-34 DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2009.01512.x
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Published: APR 2009

Isolation of a Carnobacterium maltaromaticum-like bacterium from systemically infected lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis)
Author(s): Loch, Thomas P.; Xu, Wei; Fitzgerald, Scott M.; et al.
Volume: 288 Issue: 1 Pages: 76-84 DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2008.01338.x
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Published: NOV 2008

Flavobacterium columnarechemotaxis to channel catfish mucus
Author(s): Klesius, Phillip H.; Shoemaker, Craig A.; Evans, Joyce J.
Volume: 288 Issue: 2 Pages: 216-220 DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2008.01348.x
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Published: NOV 2008

First report of a mycolactone-producing Mycobacterium infection in fish agriculture in Belgium
Author(s): Stragier, Pieter; Hermans, Katleen; Stinear, Tim; et al.
Volume: 286 Issue: 1 Pages: 93-95 DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2008.01264.x
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Published: SEP 2008

Agar culture of Piscirickettsia salmonis, a serious pathogen of farmed salmonid and marine fish
Author(s): Mikalsen, Jarle; Skjaervik, Olaf; Wiik-Nielsen, Jannicke; et al.
Volume: 278 Issue: 1 Pages: 43-47 DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2007.00977.x
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Published: JAN 2008