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J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Nov;47(11):3742-6. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02216-08. Epub 2009 Sep 9.

Clinical relevance of the recently described species Aeromonas aquariorum.

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Unidad de Microbiología, Facultad de Medicina y Ciencias de la Salud, IVSPV, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Sant Llorenç 21, 43201 Reus, Spain. mariajose.figueras@urv.cat

Abstract

Twenty-two human extraintestinal isolates (11 from blood) and three isolates recovered from patients with diarrhea were genetically characterized as Aeromonas aquariorum, a novel species known only from ornamental fish. The isolates proved to bear a considerable number of virulence genes, and all were resistant to amoxicillin (amoxicilline), cephalothin (cefalotin), and cefoxitin. Biochemical differentiation from the most relevant clinical species is provided.

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19741075
PMCID:
PMC2772615
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10.1128/JCM.02216-08
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