Potentially pathogenic vibrios in brackish waters and mussels.

  title={Potentially pathogenic vibrios in brackish waters and mussels.},
  author={T. Maugeri and Daniela Caccamo and Concetta Gugliandolo},
  journal={Journal of applied microbiology},
  volume={89 2},
Water and mussel samples were collected from two brackish lakes, used as mussel farms, at different times of the year, for the quantitative analysis of Vibrio spp. and for the isolation of potentially pathogenic species. The isolates underwent cultural and biochemical tests selected for rapid identification. Glucose oxidizing-fermenting and O/129 sensitive strains were distinguished on the basis of the following tests: sucrose and cellobiose utilization, sulphatase activity and polymyxin B… CONTINUE READING

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