First isolation and identification of Elizabethkingia meningoseptica from cultured tiger frog, Rana tigerina rugulosa.

@article{Xie2009FirstIA,
  title={First isolation and identification of Elizabethkingia meningoseptica from cultured tiger frog, Rana tigerina rugulosa.},
  author={Zhen-Yu Xie and Yongcan Zhou and Shi-feng Wang and Bing Mei and Xian-dong Xu and Wan-Yao Wen and Yong-Qin Feng},
  journal={Veterinary microbiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={138 1-2},
  pages={140-4}
}
Elizabethkingia meningoseptica has been recognised as an occasional but serious opportunistic bacterial pathogen to human beings. Recently, it was frequently isolated from tiger frog, Rana tigerina rugulosa, with cataract disease, which is the most common disease of unknown aetiology of frogs in Hainan, China. The purpose of this study was to identify and characterise the bacterial strains isolated from the recent outbreaks of cataract disease in farmed tiger frog in Hainan, China, and to… CONTINUE READING

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