Molecular Characterization Of Vibrio Species Isolated From Seawater

Yuherman, (2001) Molecular Characterization Of Vibrio Species Isolated From Seawater. PhD thesis, Universiti Putra Malaysia.

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A study was conducted to determine the prevalence of Vibrio species in seawater samples obtained from the coast of Malacca, Penang (Batu Feringgi , George Town), and Terengganu, respectively. Four Vibrio cholerae 0139, 10 V. cholerae non-O1, 7 V. cholerae O1 , 160 Vibrio parahaemolyticus, and 57 Vibrio vulnificus strains were isolated from 240 seawater samples 4/32 (0.13%), 3/32 (0 09%), 2/32 (0.06%), and 24/32 (0.75%) seawater samples obtained from Malacca were positive for V. cholerae O 139, V. cholerae non-O1, V. cholerae O1 , and V. parahaemolyticus strains, respectively. 6/30 and 7/30 seawater samples obtained from Batu Feringgi and George Town beaches were positive for V. parahaemolyticus, strains, respectively. All the V. parahaemolyticus strains were Kanagawa-negative. Fifty seven V. vulnificus strains of biotype 1 were isolated from II ( 18.33%) of 60 seawater samples obtained around Marang beach (Terengganu). The antibiotic resistance patterns of all Vibrio species strains tested showed that all were resistant to one or more of the antibiotics tested.

Item Type:Thesis (PhD)
Subject:Vibrio - Malaysia.
Subject:Vibrio cholerae - Malaysia.
Chairman Supervisor:Associate Professor Dr. Son Radu
Call Number:FSMB 2001 20
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Food Science and Technology
ID Code:11850
Deposited By: Mohd Nezeri Mohamad
Deposited On:19 Jul 2011 07:19
Last Modified:01 Aug 2012 04:15

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