Possible transmission of Streptococcus iniae from wild fish to cultured marine fish.

@article{Zlotkin1998PossibleTO,
  title={Possible transmission of Streptococcus iniae from wild fish to cultured marine fish.},
  author={Amir Zlotkin and H Hershko and Avi Eldar},
  journal={Applied and environmental microbiology},
  year={1998},
  volume={64 10},
  pages={4065-7}
}
Streptococcus iniae was isolated from diseased wild fish collected near a mariculture facility where gilthead sea bream and European sea bass exhibited a similar infection. Species-specific PCR and ribotyping confirmed that wild and cultured fish were infected by a single S. iniae clone. Wild fish are therefore potential amplifiers of pathogenic S. iniae… CONTINUE READING