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Identification of Vibrio Spp. from Cultured Seabass Lates Calcarifer and Their Antibiogram Relationship with Plasmid Profiles

Chan, Soo Mun (1997) Identification of Vibrio Spp. from Cultured Seabass Lates Calcarifer and Their Antibiogram Relationship with Plasmid Profiles. Masters thesis, Universiti Putra Malaysia.

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Thirty eight bacteria isolates were recovered from seabass with vibrios is. These isolates were identified using the convention albiochemical tests and the API - 20E system. Most isolates were cream in colour, round, convex and entire. They were grouped into the genus Vibrio with the following traits: Gram-negative short rods, motile, positive catalase and oxidase reactions, fermentative metabolism towards Hugh and Leifson glucose medium and ferments D-glucose by producing acid but not gas. Yellow colonies (identified as Vibrio alginolyticus) and green colonies (identified as Vibrio parahaemolyticus) were obtained on TCBS agar. The API - 20 E test strips identified fifteen isolates as V. parahaemolyticus and twenty three isolates as V. alginolyticus. Comparative studies between

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Subject:Vibriosis
Subject:Giant perch
Subject:Plasmids
Chairman Supervisor:Professor Dr. Mohamed Shariff Mohamed Din
Call Number:FP 1997 4
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Agriculture
ID Code:10394
Deposited By: Mohd Nezeri Mohamad
Deposited On:07 Apr 2011 04:43
Last Modified:09 Sep 2011 03:00

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