Vibrio tapetis

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Vibrio tapetis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Vibrionales
Family: Vibrionaceae
Genus: Vibrio
Species: V. tapetis
Binomial name
Vibrio tapetis
Borrego et al. 1996

Vibrio tapetis is a Gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium, the causative agent of the brown ring disease that affects cultured clams.[1] B1090 (CECT 4600) is the type strain.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bassem Allam, Christine Paillard & Susan E. Ford (April 2002). "Pathogenicity of Vibrio tapetis, the etiological agent of brown ring disease in clams". Diseases of aquatic organisms 48 (3): 221–231. doi:10.3354/dao048221. PMID 12033709. 
  2. ^ Borrego, J. J.; Castro, D.; Luque, A.; Paillard, C.; Maes, P.; Garcia, M. T.; Ventosa, A. (1996). "Vibrio tapetis sp. nov., the Causative Agent of the Brown Ring Disease Affecting Cultured Clams". International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 46 (2): 480–484. doi:10.1099/00207713-46-2-480. ISSN 0020-7713. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Paillard, Christine; Gausson, Sabrina; Nicolas, Jean Louis; le Pennec, Jean Paul; Haras, Dominique (2006). "Molecular identification of Vibrio tapetis, the causative agent of the brown ring disease of Ruditapes philippinarum". Aquaculture 253 (1-4): 25–38. doi:10.1016/j.aquaculture.2005.03.047. ISSN 0044-8486. 
  • Castro, Dolores, et al. Intraspecific characterization of Vibrio tapetis strains by use of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis, ribotyping, and plasmid profiling. Applied and environmental microbiology 63.4 (1997): 1449-1452.
  • López, J.R.; Balboa, S.; Núñez, S.; de la Roca, E.; de la Herran, R.; Navas, J.I.; Toranzo, A.E.; Romalde, J.L. (2011). "Characterization of Vibrio tapetis strains isolated from diseased cultured Wedge sole (Dicologoglossa cuneata Moreau)". Research in Veterinary Science 90 (2): 189–195. doi:10.1016/j.rvsc.2010.05.030. ISSN 0034-5288. 

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