Flexibacter


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Flexibacter

[¦flek·sə¦bak·tər]
(microbiology)
A genus of bacteria in the family Cytophagaceae; cells are unsheathed rods or filaments and are motile; microcysts are not known.
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Entre las principales enfermedades que han sido reportadas en la gamitana se encuentran la causada por la bacteria Flexibacter columnaris, la enfermedad del punto blanco causada por el parasito Ichthyophthirius multifilis y la septicemia hemorragica bacteriana causada por Aeromona hydrophila; asi como micosis y parasitismo por monogeneos como Dactylogirus sp (Eufrasio y Palomino, 2006).
Cytophaga, Flavobacterium, Flexibacter and Chryseobacterium infections in cultured marine fish.
1991), Ogbondeminu (1993), Ikpi & Offem (2008), revealed incidence of Flexibacter columnaris, Pseudomonas sp.
Characterization and experimental infection of Flexibacter maritimus in hatcheries of post-larvae of Litopenaeus vannamei Boone, 1931.
Las bacterias Gram negativas son las principales causantes de enfermedades en los salmonidos; siendo el grupo de las flavobacterias responsables de cuadros patologicos habituales que afectan la piel, aletas y branquias y son conocidas como la "enfermedad bacteriana de la branquia" o "enfermedad de la columnaris"; pero en algunos casos como las infecciones por Flavobacterium psychrophilum (antes Flexibacter psychrophilus o Cytophagapsychrophila) (Bernardet et al.
En D se muestra un cultivo puro de una bacteria fusiforme deslizante, probablemente un Flexibacter, aislado del mismo micronicho superficial.
The Antarctic CRC has identified five groups of PUFA-producing bacteria: Shewanella, Colwellia, Flexibacter and Psychroflexus from Antarctic sea ice, and Moritella from the deep sea.
Although the normal bacterial flora associated with fish larvae can have a probiotic effect, some studies have shown negative effects caused by the presence of opportunistic bacteria, such as, Flexibacter ovolyticus, Vibrio salmonicida and Vibrio anguilarum (Hansen et al.
2008) reported the frst record in Brazil of the flamentous bacteria Flexibacter maritimus (Wakabayashi et al.
In addition, captive populations of adults have been affected by diseases such as bacterial pericarditis, Flexibacter sp.
It was subsequently called Flexibacter columnaris (Leadbetter, 1974), but in 1996 it was transferred to the genus Flavobacterium and was validated by publication in the International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology (Bernardet et al.