• Brian Austin
  • Dawn A. Austin


There is no single technique suitable for the recovery of all known bacterial fish pathogens. Scientists need to use a combination of methods and incubation conditions to achieve pure cultures. Even so, not all taxa are culturable: for example Candidatus have not been cultured in vitro.


Media recipes Isolation Marine 2216E agar TSA BHIA 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Brian Austin
    • 1
  • Dawn A. Austin
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of AquacultureUniversity of StirlingStirlingUK
  2. 2.School of Life SciencesHeriot-Watt UniversityEdinburghUK

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