Detection of the fish pathogen Flavobacterium psychrophilum in water from fish farms.

Rainbow trout fry syndrome and cold-water disease are serious diseases in farmed salmonid fish. In the present study, three methods were compared, for the detection of the causative pathogen, Flavobacterium psychrophilum in water. The methods included traditional agar plate cultivation on tryptone yeast extract salts (TYES) agar, immunofluorescence antibody… (More)