Attenuated Mycobacterium marinum protects zebrafish against mycobacteriosis.

@article{Cui2010AttenuatedMM,
  title={Attenuated Mycobacterium marinum protects zebrafish against mycobacteriosis.},
  author={Zhengrong Cui and D Samuel-Shaker and Virginia G. Watral and Michael L Kent},
  journal={Journal of fish diseases},
  year={2010},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={
          371-5
        }
}
Fish mycobacteriosis is a common bacterial disease in many species of freshwater and marine fish (Decostere, Hermans & Haesebrouck 2004). Infections are common in wild fish, aquaculture and ornamental fish (Jacobs, Stine, Baya & Kent 2009). This chronic progressive disease is commonly caused by aquatic Mycobacterium spp. such as M. marinum, M. fortuitum and M. chelonae (Decostere et al. 2004), although some previously recognized human mycobacteria such as M. haemophilum and M. peregrinum have… CONTINUE READING
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