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The Genus Aeromonas

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Edited By: B Austin, M Altwegg, P Gosling and S Joseph

350 pages, Figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #55917 | ISBN: 0471967416
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A genus of bacteria, Aeromonas occurs as small rod-shaped cells. Species occur in fresh water, sewage and is associated with aquatic animals. Strains can cause disease in reptiles, cattle and humans, as well as fish and amphibians. This book examines the biology of these organisms.


Taxonomy (A. Carnahan & M. Altwegg). Isolation and Enumeration of Aeromonads (N. Moyer). Identification (S. Millership). Subtyping Methods for Aeromonas Species (M. Altwegg). The Ecology of Mesophilic Aeromonas in the Aquatic Environment (P. Holmes, et al.). Human Pathogens (J. Janda & S. Abbott). Aeromonas Species in Disease of Animals (P. Gosling). Fish Pathogens (B. Austin & C. Adams). Pathogenic Mechanisms (P. Gosling). Toxins (S. Howard, et al.). The Aeromonas Hydrophila Group in Food (S. Palumbo). Aeromonas Gastrointestinal Disease: A Case Study in Causation? (S. Joseph). Outlook (B. Austin, et al.). Index.

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