'Candidatus Liberibacter americanus', associated with citrus huanglongbing (greening disease) in São Paulo State, Brazil.

  title={'Candidatus Liberibacter americanus', associated with citrus huanglongbing (greening disease) in S{\~a}o Paulo State, Brazil.},
  author={Diva do Carmo Teixeira and Colette Saillard and Sandrine Eveillard and Jean Luc Danet and Paulo In{\'a}cio da Costa and Antonio Juliano Ayres and Joseph M. Bov{\'e}},
  journal={International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology},
  volume={55 Pt 5},
Symptoms of huanglongbing (HLB) were reported in São Paulo State (SPS), Brazil, in March 2004. In Asia, HLB is caused by 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' and in Africa by 'Candidatus Liberibacter africanus'. Detection of the liberibacters is based on PCR amplification of their 16S rRNA gene with specific primers. Leaves with blotchy mottle symptoms characteristic of HLB were sampled in several farms of SPS and tested for the presence of liberibacters. 'Ca. L. asiaticus' was detected in a… 

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