Incidence of "oxidase-variable" strains of Aeromonas hydrophila.


Certain strains of Aeromonas hydrophila are oxidase negative when grown on gram-negative selective and differential media. Of 100 strains of A. hydrophila examined, 8 were found to possess this characteristic. Information is provided on how to detect these common variants of A. hydrophila.

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@article{Overman1979IncidenceO, title={Incidence of "oxidase-variable" strains of Aeromonas hydrophila.}, author={Timothy L. Overman and R F D'amato and Karla M Tomfohrde}, journal={Journal of clinical microbiology}, year={1979}, volume={9 2}, pages={244-7} }