Streptococcus iniae infections in Red Sea cage-cultured and wild fishes.

  title={Streptococcus iniae infections in Red Sea cage-cultured and wild fishes.},
  author={A Colorn and Ariel Diamant and Avi Eldar and Hagit Kvitt and Amir Zlotkin},
  journal={Diseases of aquatic organisms},
  volume={49 3},
Streptococcus iniae was isolated from 2 moribund wild Red Sea fishes, Pomadasys stridens (Pomadasyidae) and Synodus variegatus (Synodontidae), both collected in shallow waters along the Israeli coast of the Gulf of Eilat. The site is approximately 2 km from a mariculture cage farm in which streptococcal infections were diagnosed in previous years in the red drum Sciaenops ocellatus. This is the first report of S. iniae in Red Sea fishes. Biochemical and molecular similarities between the… CONTINUE READING

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