Characterization of Paenibacillus larvae isolates from Brazil

  title={Characterization of Paenibacillus larvae isolates from Brazil},
  author={S{\'e}rgio Salla CHAGAS and Rodrigo de Almeida Vaucher and Adriano Brandelli},
Paenibacillus larvae is the agent of American Foulbrood disease (AFB), causing the death of the hive and greatly affecting beekeeping. In Brazil, this bacterium was only isolated in the states of Rio Grande do Sul and Paraná. The present study aimed to characterize the strains isolated in Brazil, confirming its identification by molecular diagnosis. Eighty… CONTINUE READING