Yersinia ruckeri

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Yersinia ruckeri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gamma Proteobacteria
Order: Enterobacteriales
Family: Enterobacteriaceae
Genus: Yersinia
Species: Y. ruckeri
Binomial name
Yersinia ruckeri
Ewing et al. 1978

Yersinia ruckeri is a species of Gram-negative bacteria, known for causing enteric redmouth disease in some species of fish.[1][2] Strain 2396-61 (= ATCC 29473) is its type strain.[3]

A draft genome for Yersinia ruckeri has been published.[4]


  1. ^ Akhlaghi, M., and H. Sharifi Yazdi. "Detection and identification of virulent Yersinia ruckeri: the causative agent of enteric redmouth disease in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) cultured in Fars province, Iran." Iranian Journal of Veterinary Research 9.4 (2008).
  2. ^ Tobback E, Decostere A, Hermans K, Haesebrouck F, Chiers K (May 2007). "Yersinia ruckeri infections in salmonid fish". Journal of Fish Diseases. 30 (5): 257–68. PMID 17501736. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2761.2007.00816.x. Retrieved 2013-09-08. 
  3. ^ Ewing, W. H.; Ross, A. J.; Brenner, D. J.; Fanning, G. R. (1978). "Yersinia ruckeri sp. nov., the Redmouth (RM) Bacterium". International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology. 28 (1): 37–44. ISSN 0020-7713. doi:10.1099/00207713-28-1-37. 
  4. ^ "National Center for Biotechnology Information". 

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