Gram-Positive Bacteria (Anaerobes and ‘Lactic Acid’ Bacteria)

  • Brian Austin
  • Dawn A. Austin
Chapter

Abstract

A wide range of aerobic and anaerobic Gram-positive taxa have been associated with fish diseases with new pathogens including Streptococcus ictaluri and Str. phocae. Streptococcosis has developed into a significant constraint of many fish species over a wide geographical area. Recent research has aimed to improve diagnostics by use of sensitive and specific molecular methods and disease control especially by vaccination.

Keywords

Rainbow Trout Striped Bass Nile Tilapia Channel Catfish Respiratory Burst Activity 
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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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