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Laribacterhongkongensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a Novel Gram-Negative Bacterium Isolated from a Cirrhotic Patient with Bacteremia and Empyema
ABSTRACT A bacterium was isolated from the blood and empyema of a cirrhotic patient. The cells were facultatively anaerobic, nonsporulating, gram-negative, seagull shaped or spiral rods. TheExpand
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Eggerthella hongkongensis sp. nov. and eggerthella sinensis sp. nov., two novel Eggerthella species, account for half of the cases of Eggerthella bacteremia.
Eggerthella, one of the human gut flora, was rarely reported to cause bacteremia in the literature. We describe the application of 16S ribosomal RNA gene sequencing in defining the epidemiology andExpand
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Occurrence of Grapevine Leafroll-Associated Virus Complex in Napa Valley
Grapevine leafroll disease (GLD) is caused by a complex of several virus species (grapevine leafroll-associated viruses, GLRaV) in the family Closteroviridae. Because of its increasing importance, itExpand
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Role of fungi in freshwater ecosystems
There are more than 600 species of freshwater fungi with a greater number known from temperate, as compared to tropical, regions. Three main groups can be considered which include Ingoldian fungi,Expand
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Pseudobacteraemia in a patient with neutropenic fever caused by a novel paenibacillus species: Paenibacillus hongkongensis sp. nov.
Aims: To characterise a strain of Gram negative aerobic straight or slightly curved rods (HKU3) isolated from the blood culture of a 9 year old Chinese boy with neutropenic fever andExpand
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Diversity of fungi on six species of Gramineae and one species of Cyperaceae in Hong Kong
Samples of standing senescent culms of Panicum maximum, Pennisetum purpureum, Phragmites australis, Miscanthus floridulus, Saccharum arundinaceum and Thysanolaena maxima (Gramineae), andExpand
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Docosahexaenoic acid production and ultrastructure of the thraustochytrid Aurantiochytrium mangrovei MP2 under high glucose concentrations
The effect of high glucose concentrations on the ultrastructure and the production of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) by Aurantiochytrium mangrovei MP2 was investigated at 25°C with orbital shaking. TheExpand
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Anaerospora hongkongensis Gen. Nov. Sp. Nov., a Novel Genus and Species with Ribosomal DNA Operon Heterogeneity Isolated from an Intravenous Drug Abuser with Pseudobacteremia
A bacterium was isolated from the blood culture of an intravenous drug abuser with pseudobacteremia. The cells were strictly anaerobic, straight or slightly curved, sporulating, Gram‐negative rods.Expand
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Fungi on grasses and sedges: Paratetraploa exappendiculata gen. et sp. nov., Petrakia paracochinensis sp. nov. and Spadicoides versiseptatis sp. nov. (dematiaceous hyphomycetes)
Three new dematiaceous hyphomycetes are described, based on collections of decaying grass and sedge samples in Hong Kong. Paratetraploa exappendiculata gen. and sp. nov. has semi-macronematousExpand
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Streptococcus sinensis sp. nov., a Novel Species Isolated from a Patient with Infective Endocarditis
ABSTRACT A bacterium was isolated from the blood culture of a patient with infective endocarditis. The cells were facultative anaerobic, nonsporulating, gram-positive cocci arranged in chains. TheExpand
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