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The use of API 20E for the identification of Vibrio anguillarum and V. ordalii
Grisez, L.; Ceusters, R.; Ollevier, F.P. (1991). The use of API 20E for the identification of Vibrio anguillarum and V. ordalii. J. Fish Dis. 14(3): 359-365.
In: Journal of Fish Diseases. Blackwell Science: Oxford; London; Edinburgh; Boston; Melbourne. ISSN 0140-7775; e-ISSN 1365-2761, more
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    Control > Disease control
    Detection > Disease detection
    Diseases > Animal diseases > Fish diseases
    Diseases > Infectious diseases > Bacterial diseases
    Prokaryotes > Microorganisms > Bacteria > Gracilicutes > Vibrionaceae > Vibrio > Vibrio ordalii
    Vibrio carchariae
    Vibrio alginolyticus (Miyamoto, Nakamura & Takizawa, 1961) Sakazaki, 1968 [WoRMS]; Listonella anguillara (Bergeman, 1909) MacDonell & Colwell, 1985 [WoRMS]; Vibrio damsela; Vibrio parahaemolyticus (Fujino, Okuno, Nakada, Aoyama, Fukai, Mukai & Ueho, 1951) Sakazaki, Iwanami & Fukumi, 1963 [WoRMS]

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  • Grisez, L.
  • Ceusters, R.
  • Ollevier, F.P., more

    Sixty-eight strains of Vibrio anguillarum, five of V. ordalii and the type strains of V. alginolyticus, V. carchariae, V. damsela and V. parahaemolyticus were compared using the API 20E gallery. Within the V. anguillarum strains, distinct groups could be separated mainly on the basis of their reaction on indole production and the fermentation of amygdalin and arabinose. Vibrio ordalii, the former V. anguillarum biotope 2, could easily be separated from V. anguillarum and from the other fish pathogenic Vibrio spp.

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