Flavobacterium


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Flavobacterium

[¦fla·vō·bak′tir·ē·əm]
(microbiology)
A genus of bacterium of uncertain affiliation; gram-negative coccobacilli or slender rods producing pigmented (yellow, red, orange, or brown) growth on solid media.
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Simultaneously, four new taxa (Rothia, Flavobacterium, Enterobacter, and Micrococcus) increased.
Another common aquamarine disease is bacterial gill disease by Flavobacterium branchiophilum bacteria which infect fish such as salmon (28,29,30).
Among the bacterial diseases, flavobacteriosis caused by Flavobacterium spp.
At the d 40 stage, the samples had the highest level of LAB Lactobacillus, and the lowest genera number (7 genera: Lactobacillus, Klebsiella, Stenotrophomonas, Sporolactobacillus, Flavobacterium, Pantoea, and Sphingomonas) with >1% abundance.
Flavobacterium caused devastating mortality in various freshwater fish species globally [45] and were isolated from the China No.
Polynucleobacter (29.5%), Curvibacter (23%), and Rhodoferax (10.3%) represented the most abundant genera in the vegetative stage, while Curvibacter (18.3%), Alcaligenes (11.8%), and Flavobacterium (11.3%) were more abundant in the reproductive stage (Figure 6).
Several heavy metals have been tested using bacteria species like Flavobacterium, Pseudomonas, Enterobacter, Bacillus, and Micrococcus sp.
Evans, "Efficacy of a modified live Flavobacterium columnare vaccine in fish," Fish and Shellfish Immunology, vol.
Caused by the bacterium Flavobacterium columnare, columnaris disease affects catfish, rainbow trout, tilapia, sport fish, bait fish, and ornamental fish and costs the fish-farming industry $40 to $50 million annually.
meningoseptica (previously Flavobacterium meningosepticum) was found to be separated into 2 main hybridization groups, UBI and UBII, that were [approximately equal to]40%-55% interrelated; UBII could be further divided into 4 subgroups (11,12).
The other bacteria which produce creatinase are as follows: Pseudomonas (2,24), Bacillus (25), Flavobacterium (1), Micrococcus (26), Alcaligenes, Clostridium (21), Athrobacter (28), and Paracoccus (9).