Emerging pathogens: Aeromonas spp.

  title={Emerging pathogens: Aeromonas spp.},
  author={Susana Merino and X Rubir{\'e}s and S Knochel and Juan Miguel Tom{\'a}s},
  journal={International journal of food microbiology},
  volume={28 2},
Aeromonas spp. are Gram-negative rods of the family Vibrionaceae. They are normal water inhabitants and are part of the regular flora of poiquilotherm and homeotherm animals. They can be isolated from many foodstuffs (green vegetables, raw milk, ice cream, meat and seafood). Mesophilic Aeromonas spp. have been classified following the AeroKey II system (Altwegg et al., 1990; Carnahan et al., 1991). The major human diseases caused by Aeromonas spp. can be classified in two major groups… CONTINUE READING


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