Cytophaga

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Cytophaga

[sī′täf·ə·gə]
(microbiology)
A genus of bacteria in the family Cytophagaceae; cells are unsheathed, unbranched rods or filaments and are motile; microcysts are not known; decompose agar, cellulose, and chitin.
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Isolation of Cytophaga psychrophila, causal agent of rainbow trout fry syndrome (RTFS) from reproductive fluids and egg surface of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss).