Yersinia ruckeri, the causative agent of enteric redmouth disease in fish

  title={Yersinia ruckeri, the causative agent of enteric redmouth disease in fish},
  author={G. H. Hemantha Kumar and Simon Menanteau-Ledouble and Mona Saleh and Mansour El-Matbouli},
  booktitle={Veterinary research},
Enteric redmouth disease (ERM) is a serious septicemic bacterial disease of salmonid fish species. It is caused by Yersinia ruckeri, a Gram-negative rod-shaped enterobacterium. It has a wide host range, broad geographical distribution, and causes significant economic losses in the fish aquaculture industry. The disease gets its name from the subcutaneous hemorrhages, it can cause at the corners of the mouth and in gums and tongue. Other clinical signs include exophthalmia, darkening of the skin… CONTINUE READING
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