flavobacterium

Summary

Summary: A genus of gram-negative, aerobic, rod-shaped bacteria widely distributed in SOIL and WATER. Its organisms are also found in raw meats, MILK and other FOOD, hospital environments, and human clinical specimens. Some species are pathogenic in humans.

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  1. Flemming L, Rawlings D, Chenia H. Phenotypic and molecular characterisation of fish-borne Flavobacterium johnsoniae-like isolates from aquaculture systems in South Africa. Res Microbiol. 2007;158:18-30 pubmed
    Fish infections caused by pathogenic Flavobacterium species are a major problem in the aquaculture industry worldwide, often leading to large economic losses. Thirty-two Flavobacterium spp...
  2. Nicolas P, Mondot S, Achaz G, Bouchenot C, Bernardet J, Duchaud E. Population structure of the fish-pathogenic bacterium Flavobacterium psychrophilum. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008;74:3702-9 pubmed publisher
    b>Flavobacterium psychrophilum is currently one of the main bacterial pathogens hampering the productivity of salmonid farming worldwide, and its control mainly relies on antibiotic treatments...
  3. Crump E, Burian J, Allen P, Gale S, Kay W. Identification of a ribosomal L10-like protein from Flavobacterium psychrophilum as a recombinant vaccine candidate for rainbow trout fry syndrome. J Mol Microbiol Biotechnol. 2007;13:55-64 pubmed
    The psychrophilic bacterium Flavobacterium psychrophilum is a rapidly emerging, virulent pathogen of a variety of commercially important finfish species, including salmonids. No vaccines against F...
  4. Dumetz F, Duchaud E, Claverol S, Orieux N, Papillon S, Lapaillerie D, et al. Analysis of the Flavobacterium psychrophilum outer-membrane subproteome and identification of new antigenic targets for vaccine by immunomics. Microbiology. 2008;154:1793-801 pubmed publisher
    b>Flavobacterium psychrophilum is an important infectious Gram-negative bacterium causing cold-water disease (CWD) and rainbow trout fry syndrome...
  5. Sang M, Kim K. The volatile-producing Flavobacterium johnsoniae strain GSE09 shows biocontrol activity against Phytophthora capsici in pepper. J Appl Microbiol. 2012;113:383-98 pubmed publisher
    ..Strain GSE09 was identified as Flavobacterium johnsoniae, which forms biofilms and produces indolic compounds and biosurfactant but not hydrogen cyanide (..
  6. Beck B, Farmer B, Straus D, Li C, Peatman E. Putative roles for a rhamnose binding lectin in Flavobacterium columnare pathogenesis in channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2012;33:1008-15 pubmed publisher
    Columnaris disease, caused by the bacterial pathogen Flavobacterium columnare, continues to be a major problem worldwide and commonly leads to tremendous losses of both wild and cultured freshwater fish, particularly in intensively farmed ..
  7. Braun T, Khubbar M, Saffarini D, McBride M. Flavobacterium johnsoniae gliding motility genes identified by mariner mutagenesis. J Bacteriol. 2005;187:6943-52 pubmed publisher
    Cells of Flavobacterium johnsoniae glide rapidly over surfaces. The mechanism of F. johnsoniae gliding motility is not known. Eight gld genes required for gliding motility have been described...
  8. Darwish A, Mitchell A, Straus D. Evaluation of potassium permanganate against an experimental subacute infection of Flavobacterium columnare in channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque). J Fish Dis. 2009;32:193-9 pubmed publisher
    ..permanganate (KMnO4) as a prophylactic and therapeutic treatment of an experimental subacute infection of Flavobacterium columnare in channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus...
  9. Cousin S. Flavobacterial community structure in a hardwater rivulet and adjacent forest soil, Harz Mountain, Germany. Curr Microbiol. 2009;58:409-15 pubmed publisher
    The great increase in the abundance and phylogenetic diversity of Flavobacterium spp...

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  1. Kaur I, Kaur C, Khan F, Mayilraj S. Flavobacterium rakeshii sp. nov., isolated from marine sediment, and emended description of Flavobacterium beibuense Fu et al. 2011. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2012;62:2897-902 pubmed publisher
    ..The isolate exhibited most of the phenotypic properties expected for a member of the genus Flavobacterium. The major fatty acids were iso-C(15:0), iso-C(17:0) 3-OH, C(17:1)?9c and summed feature 3 (comprising iso-C(..
  2. Fujiwara Nagata E, Ikeda J, Sugahara K, Eguchi M. A novel genotyping technique for distinguishing between Flavobacterium psychrophilum isolates virulent and avirulent to ayu, Plecoglossus altivelis altivelis (Temminck & Schlegel). J Fish Dis. 2012;35:471-80 pubmed publisher
    We developed a simple genotyping method for Flavobacterium psychrophilum for analysing two single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the gyrA gene and to distinguish between isolates that are virulent and avirulent to ayu, Plecoglossus ..
  3. Kolton M, Green S, Harel Y, Sela N, Elad Y, Cytryn E. Draft genome sequence of Flavobacterium sp. strain F52, isolated from the rhizosphere of bell pepper (Capsicum annuum L. cv. Maccabi). J Bacteriol. 2012;194:5462-3 pubmed publisher
    Here we report the draft genome sequence of Flavobacterium sp. strain F52, isolated from the rhizosphere of bell pepper (Capsicum annuum L. cv. Maccabi). Flavobacterium spp...
  4. Madetoja J, Lönnström L, Bjorkblom C, Uluköy G, Bylund G, Syvertsen C, et al. Efficacy of injection vaccines against Flavobacterium psychrophilum in rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum). J Fish Dis. 2006;29:9-20 pubmed
    Efficacy of mineral oil-based experimental injection vaccines against Flavobacterium psychrophilum were tested in rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum), under laboratory and field conditions...
  5. LaFrentz B, Shoemaker C, Booth N, Peterson B, Ourth D. Spleen index and mannose-binding lectin levels in four channel catfish families exhibiting different susceptibilities to Flavobacterium columnare and Edwardsiella ictaluri. J Aquat Anim Health. 2012;24:141-7 pubmed publisher
    Edwardsiella ictaluri and Flavobacterium columnare are two bacterial pathogens that affect channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus aquaculture. At the Catfish Genetics Research Unit (U.S...
  6. Wang Z, Liu Y, Dai X, Wang B, Jiang C, Liu S. Flavobacterium saliperosum sp. nov., isolated from freshwater lake sediment. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2006;56:439-42 pubmed
    ..based on 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity showed that strain S13T was related to members of the genus Flavobacterium, with the highest sequence similarity of 93.8% to Flavobacterium columnare (ATCC 23463T)...
  7. Gaunt P, Gao D, Sun F, Endris R. Efficacy of florfenicol for control of mortality caused by Flavobacterium columnare infection in channel catfish. J Aquat Anim Health. 2010;22:115-22 pubmed publisher
    ..Significantly fewer fish fed the medicated diet died (8.0%) than fish fed the unmedicated diet (54.2%). Flavobacterium columnare was cultured from 15.0% of the medicated fish, compared with 68.9% of the unmedicated fish...
  8. Darwish A, Bebak J, Schrader K. Assessment of Aquaflor(®) , copper sulphate and potassium permanganate for control of Aeromonas hydrophila and Flavobacterium columnare infection in sunshine bass, Morone chrysops female × Morone saxatilis male. J Fish Dis. 2012;35:637-47 pubmed publisher
    ..to test the effectiveness of different therapeutants against a mixed infection of Aeromonas hydrophila and Flavobacterium columnare in sunshine bass...
  9. Zhang Y, Arias C, Shoemaker C, Klesius P. Comparison of lipopolysaccharide and protein profiles between Flavobacterium columnare strains from different genomovars. J Fish Dis. 2006;29:657-63 pubmed
    Lipopolysaccharide (LPS) and total protein profiles from four Flavobacterium columnare isolates were compar. These strains belonged to genetically different groups and/or presented distinct virulence properties...
  10. Sudheesh P, LaFrentz B, Call D, Siems W, LaPatra S, Wiens G, et al. Identification of potential vaccine target antigens by immunoproteomic analysis of a virulent and a non-virulent strain of the fish pathogen Flavobacterium psychrophilum. Dis Aquat Organ. 2007;74:37-47 pubmed
    b>Flavobacterium psychrophilum is the etiological agent of bacterial coldwater disease (CWD) and rainbow trout fry syndrome (RTFS)...
  11. Michaud L, Caruso C, Mangano S, Interdonato F, Bruni V, Lo Giudice A. Predominance of Flavobacterium, Pseudomonas, and Polaromonas within the prokaryotic community of freshwater shallow lakes in the northern Victoria Land, East Antarctica. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2012;82:391-404 pubmed publisher
    ..the significant microbial components of the lake bacterioplanktonic communities, indicating a predominance of Flavobacterium, Pseudomonas, and Polaromonas (up to about 56% of total sequences)...
  12. Yoshizawa S, Kawanabe A, Ito H, Kandori H, Kogure K. Diversity and functional analysis of proteorhodopsin in marine Flavobacteria. Environ Microbiol. 2012;14:1240-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results revealed that PR-mediated proton transport can create the sufficient membrane potential for the ATP synthesis in native flavobacterial cells. ..
  13. Fredriksen B, Furevik A, Gauthier D, Egenberg M, Paulsen E, Brudeseth B. Intramuscular challenge of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) with two Norwegian field strains of Flavobacterium psychrophilum. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2013;35:595-8 pubmed publisher
    In recent years there has been an increasing occurrence of Flavobacterium psychrophilum infections in farmed salmonids in Norway. The current study describes two field isolates of F...
  14. Clark S, Jude B, Danner G, Fekete F. Identification of a multidrug efflux pump in Flavobacterium johnsoniae. Vet Res. 2009;40:55 pubmed publisher
    ..Metabolic fingerprinting and 16S rRNA gene sequences identified the isolates as Flavobacterium johnsoniae...
  15. Gliniewicz K, Plant K, LaPatra S, LaFrentz B, Cain K, Snekvik K, et al. Comparative proteomic analysis of virulent and rifampicin-attenuated Flavobacterium psychrophilum. J Fish Dis. 2012;35:529-39 pubmed publisher
    b>Flavobacterium psychrophilum is the aetiologic agent of bacterial coldwater disease and rainbow trout fry syndrome...
  16. Sun F, Peatman E, Li C, Liu S, Jiang Y, Zhou Z, et al. Transcriptomic signatures of attachment, NF-?B suppression and IFN stimulation in the catfish gill following columnaris bacterial infection. Dev Comp Immunol. 2012;38:169-80 pubmed publisher
    Outbreaks of columnaris disease (Flavobacterium columnare) are common in wild and cultured freshwater fish worldwide...
  17. Rhodes R, Pucker H, McBride M. Development and use of a gene deletion strategy for Flavobacterium johnsoniae to identify the redundant gliding motility genes remF, remG, remH, and remI. J Bacteriol. 2011;193:2418-28 pubmed publisher
    Cells of Flavobacterium johnsoniae exhibit rapid gliding motility over surfaces. Cell movement is thought to involve motor complexes comprised of Gld proteins that propel the cell surface adhesin SprB...
  18. Peeters K, Willems A. The gyrB gene is a useful phylogenetic marker for exploring the diversity of Flavobacterium strains isolated from terrestrial and aquatic habitats in Antarctica. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2011;321:130-40 pubmed publisher
    ..the B subunit of the DNA gyrase, has been used as a phylogenetic marker for several genera closely related to Flavobacterium. The phylogenies of the complete 16S rRNA gene and the gyrB gene were compared for 33 Antarctic Flavobacterium ..
  19. Aoki M, Kondo M, Nakatsuka Y, Kawai K, Oshima S. Stationary phase culture supernatant containing membrane vesicles induced immunity to rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss fry syndrome. Vaccine. 2007;25:561-9 pubmed
    b>Flavobacterium psychrophilum is the causative agent of bacterial cold water disease (BCWD) and rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) fry syndrome (RTFS). Logarithmic phase formalin-killed cells (FKC) of F...
  20. Cunningham F, Jack S, Hardin D, Wills R. Pond-level risk factors associated with columnaris disease on Mississippi commercial catfish farms. J Aquat Anim Health. 2012;24:178-84 pubmed publisher
    ..A gram-negative bacterium, Flavobacterium columnare, is the cause of columnaris disease and is considered the second-most prevalent bacterial disease in ..
  21. Oikawa T, Yamamoto N, Shimoke K, Uesato S, Ikeuchi T, Fujioka T. Purification, characterization, and overexpression of psychrophilic and thermolabile malate dehydrogenase of a novel antarctic psychrotolerant, Flavobacterium frigidimaris KUC-1. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2005;69:2146-54 pubmed
    ..We purified the psychrophilic and thermolabile malate dehydrogenase to homogeneity from a novel psychrotolerant, Flavobacterium frigidimaris KUC-1, isolated from Antarctic seawater...
  22. Alvarez B, Guijarro J. Recovery of Flavobacterium psychrophilum viable cells using a charcoal-based solid medium. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2007;44:569-72 pubmed
    b>Flavobacterium psychrophilum is the etiological agent of the cold-water disease in salmonids. This micro-organism is somewhat fastidious being difficult to isolate and culture...
  23. Kwon S, Kim B, Song J, Kwak M, Lee C, Yoon J, et al. Genomic makeup of the marine flavobacterium Nonlabens (Donghaeana) dokdonensis and identification of a novel class of rhodopsins. Genome Biol Evol. 2013;5:187-99 pubmed publisher
    ..The genome sequence of the orange-pigmented marine flavobacterium Nonlabens dokdonensis (basonym: Donghaeana dokdonensis) DSW-6 was determined...
  24. Madsen L, Dalsgaard I. Water recirculation and good management: potential methods to avoid disease outbreaks with Flavobacterium psychrophilum. J Fish Dis. 2008;31:799-810 pubmed
    b>Flavobacterium psychrophilum infections cause high mortality among rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss, fry in Danish fish farms and hatcheries...
  25. Kazuoka T, Oikawa T, Muraoka I, Kuroda S, Soda K. A cold-active and thermostable alcohol dehydrogenase of a psychrotorelant from Antarctic seawater, Flavobacterium frigidimaris KUC-1. Extremophiles. 2007;11:257-67 pubmed
    An NAD(+)-dependent alcohol dehydrogenase of a psychrotorelant from Antarctic seawater, Flavobacterium frigidimaris KUC-1 was purified to homogeneity with an overall yield of about 20% and characterized enzymologically...
  26. LaFrentz B, LaPatra S, Call D, Cain K. Isolation of rifampicin resistant Flavobacterium psychrophilum strains and their potential as live attenuated vaccine candidates. Vaccine. 2008;26:5582-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Two rifampicin resistant strains of Flavobacterium psychrophilum, 259-93A.16 and 259-93B...
  27. Lee C, Smith M, Kibblewhite Accinelli R, Williams T, Wagschal K, Robertson G, et al. Isolation and characterization of a cold-active xylanase enzyme from Flavobacterium sp. Curr Microbiol. 2006;52:112-6 pubmed
    ..We isolated a xylanase gene (xyn10) from a Flavobacterium sp. whose sequence suggests that it is a glycosyl hydrolase family 10 member...
  28. Panangalal V, Shelby R, Shoemaker C, Klesius P, Mitra A, Morrison E. Immunofluorescent test for simultaneous detection of Edwardsiella ictaluri and Flavobacterium columnare. Dis Aquat Organ. 2006;68:197-207 pubmed
    ..with bacteriological culture (accepted standard) for simultaneous detection of Edwardsiella ictaluri (EI) and Flavobacterium columnare (FC) in 3 groups of experimentally infected channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus Rafinesque), and a ..
  29. Dumetz F, Duchaud E, LaPatra S, Le Marrec C, Claverol S, Urdaci M, et al. A protective immune response is generated in rainbow trout by an OmpH-like surface antigen (P18) of Flavobacterium psychrophilum. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2006;72:4845-52 pubmed
    Investigations of the surface characteristics of Flavobacterium psychrophilum, an important pathogen of fish, assisted us in identifying a surface protein termed P18...
  30. Kimura H, Young C, Martinez A, DeLong E. Light-induced transcriptional responses associated with proteorhodopsin-enhanced growth in a marine flavobacterium. ISME J. 2011;5:1641-51 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we surveyed transcriptional and growth responses of a PR-containing marine flavobacterium during carbon-limited growth in the light and the dark. As previously reported (Gómez-Consarnau et al...
  31. Tekedar H, Karsi A, Gillaspy A, Dyer D, Benton N, Zaitshik J, et al. Genome sequence of the fish pathogen Flavobacterium columnare ATCC 49512. J Bacteriol. 2012;194:2763-4 pubmed publisher
    b>Flavobacterium columnare is a Gram-negative, rod-shaped, motile, and highly prevalent fish pathogen causing columnaris disease in freshwater fish worldwide. Here, we present the complete genome sequence of F. columnare strain ATCC 49512.
  32. Klesius P, Shoemaker C, Evans J. Flavobacterium columnare chemotaxis to channel catfish mucus. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2008;288:216-20 pubmed publisher
    b>Flavobacterium columnare is a Gram-negative pathogen of many species of wild and cultured fish. Isolates from diseased channel catfish belong to either genomovar I or II...
  33. Middelboe M, Holmfeldt K, Riemann L, Nybroe O, Haaber J. Bacteriophages drive strain diversification in a marine Flavobacterium: implications for phage resistance and physiological properties. Environ Microbiol. 2009;11:1971-82 pubmed publisher
    ..We propose, therefore, that phage-mediated selection for resistant strains contributes significantly to the extensive microdiversity observed within specific bacterial species in marine environments. ..
  34. Yoon J, Kang S, Oh T. Flavobacterium soli sp. nov., isolated from soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2006;56:997-1000 pubmed
    A Gram-negative, rod-shaped Flavobacterium-like bacterial strain, DS-6T, was isolated from soil from the island of Dokdo, Korea, and subjected to a polyphasic taxonomic study. Strain DS-6T grew optimally at pH 7...
  35. Soto E, Mauel M, Lawrence M. Improved pulsed-field gel electrophoresis procedure for the analysis of Flavobacterium columnare isolates previously affected by DNA degradation. Vet Microbiol. 2008;128:207-12 pubmed
    b>Flavobacterium columnare is a fresh water bacterium that causes columnaris diseases in over 36 fish species. Intra-species typing of F. columnare can be performed by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE)...
  36. Castillo D, Higuera G, Villa M, Middelboe M, Dalsgaard I, Madsen L, et al. Diversity of Flavobacterium psychrophilum and the potential use of its phages for protection against bacterial cold water disease in salmonids. J Fish Dis. 2012;35:193-201 pubmed publisher
    b>Flavobacterium psychrophilum causes rainbow trout fry syndrome (RTFS) and cold water disease (CWD) in salmonid aquaculture. We report characterization of F...
  37. Hunnicutt D, Kempf M, McBride M. Mutations in Flavobacterium johnsoniae gldF and gldG disrupt gliding motility and interfere with membrane localization of GldA. J Bacteriol. 2002;184:2370-8 pubmed
    b>Flavobacterium johnsoniae moves rapidly over surfaces by a process known as gliding motility. The mechanism of this form of motility is not known. Four genes that are required for F...
  38. Högfors Rönnholm E, Wiklund T. Hemolytic activity in Flavobacterium psychrophilum is a contact-dependent, two-step mechanism and differently expressed in smooth and rough phenotypes. Microb Pathog. 2010;49:369-75 pubmed publisher
    The hemolytic activity of cells of smooth and rough phenotypic variants of the Gram-negative fish pathogen Flavobacterium psychrophilum was investigated in two different assays, a microplate and an agarose hemolysis assay, using rainbow ..
  39. Pulkkinen K, Suomalainen L, Read A, Ebert D, Rintamäki P, Valtonen E. Intensive fish farming and the evolution of pathogen virulence: the case of columnaris disease in Finland. Proc Biol Sci. 2010;277:593-600 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we show an increase in the occurrence of the bacterial fish disease Flavobacterium columnare in salmon fingerlings at a fish farm in northern Finland over 23 years...
  40. Shoemaker C, Olivares Fuster O, Arias C, Klesius P. Flavobacterium columnare genomovar influences mortality in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus). Vet Microbiol. 2008;127:353-9 pubmed
    b>Flavobacterium columnare, causal agent of columnaris disease, is pathogenic to many species of freshwater fish throughout the world...
  41. Declercq A, Boyen F, Van den Broeck W, Bossier P, Karsi A, Haesebrouck F, et al. Antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of Flavobacterium columnare isolates collected worldwide from 17 fish species. J Fish Dis. 2013;36:45-55 pubmed publisher
    b>Flavobacterium columnare is the causative agent of columnaris disease in diverse fish species worldwide. Although columnaris is an important disease, the antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of F. columnare is not well studied...
  42. Chen S, Bagdasarian M, Kaufman M, Bates A, Walker E. Mutational analysis of the ompA promoter from Flavobacterium johnsoniae. J Bacteriol. 2007;189:5108-18 pubmed
    Sequences that mediate the initiation of transcription in Flavobacterium species are not well known...
  43. Kunttu H, Jokinen E, Valtonen E, Sundberg L. Virulent and nonvirulent Flavobacterium columnare colony morphologies: characterization of chondroitin AC lyase activity and adhesion to polystyrene. J Appl Microbiol. 2011;111:1319-26 pubmed publisher
    Colony morphology variants of fish pathogenic Flavobacterium columnare were studied to clarify the role of colony morphology change in the virulence of the bacterium...
  44. Møller J, Ellis A, Barnes A, Dalsgaard I. Iron acquisition mechanisms of Flavobacterium psychrophilum. J Fish Dis. 2005;28:391-8 pubmed
    Forty strains of Flavobacterium psychrophilum were tested for the production of siderophores using the universal Chrome Azurol S (CAS) assay...
  45. Jit S, Dadhwal M, Prakash O, Lal R. Flavobacterium lindanitolerans sp. nov., isolated from hexachlorocyclohexane-contaminated soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2008;58:1665-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The organism showed the highest 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity of 92.7 % with Flavobacterium soli KCTC 12542(T) and levels of 87-92 % with the type strains of other recognized species of the genus ..
  46. Lim C, Oh Y, Lee J, Park A, Yoo J, Rhee S, et al. Flavobacterium chungbukense sp. nov., isolated from soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2011;61:2734-9 pubmed publisher
    ..and comparative studies based on the 16S rRNA gene sequence showed that strain CS100(T) belonged to the genus Flavobacterium in the family Flavobacteriaceae...
  47. Avendaño Herrera R, Houel A, Irgang R, Bernardet J, Godoy M, Nicolas P, et al. Introduction, expansion and coexistence of epidemic Flavobacterium psychrophilum lineages in Chilean fish farms. Vet Microbiol. 2014;170:298-306 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the fast increase of infections caused by the bacterium Flavobacterium psychrophilum is a growing concern for this local industry...
  48. Fujiwara Nagata E, Eguchi M. Development and evaluation of a loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay for rapid and simple detection of Flavobacterium psychrophilum. J Fish Dis. 2009;32:873-81 pubmed publisher
    b>Flavobacterium psychrophilum is the causative agent of bacterial cold-water disease and rainbow trout fry syndrome of salmonids...
  49. Morley N, Lewis J. Consequences of an outbreak of columnaris disease (Flavobacterium columnare) to the helminth fauna of perch (Perca fluviatilis) in the Queen Mary reservoir, south-east England. J Helminthol. 2010;84:186-92 pubmed publisher
    ..perch population suffered a significant reduction due to a disease outbreak caused by the pathogenic bacterium Flavobacterium columnare, 'columnaris disease', and the subsequent effects on the helminth fauna over the next 2 years are ..
  50. LaFrentz B, LaPatra S, Call D, Wiens G, Cain K. Proteomic analysis of Flavobacterium psychrophilum cultured in vivo and in iron-limited media. Dis Aquat Organ. 2009;87:171-82 pubmed publisher
    b>Flavobacterium psychrophilum is the etiologic agent of bacterial coldwater disease, but the pathogenic mechanisms of this important fish pathogen are not fully understood. Identifying bacterial genes of F...
  51. Sugahara K, Eguchi M. The use of warmed water treatment to induce protective immunity against the bacterial cold-water disease pathogen Flavobacterium psychrophilum in ayu (Plecoglossus altivelis). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2012;32:489-93 pubmed publisher
    We investigated the induction of protective immunity against bacterial cold-water disease (BCWD) caused by Flavobacterium psychrophilum by warmed water treatment in ayu (Plecoglossus altivelis)...
  52. Klesius P, Pridgeon J, Aksoy M. Chemotactic factors of Flavobacterium columnare to skin mucus of healthy channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus). FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2010;310:145-51 pubmed publisher
    To gain an insight into the chemotactic factors involved in chemotaxis, we exposed a virulent strain of Flavobacterium columnare to various treatments, followed by analysis of its chemotactic activity. The chemotactic activity of F...
  53. Orieux N, Bourdineaud J, Douet D, Daniel P, Le Henaff M. Quantification of Flavobacterium psychrophilum in rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum), tissues by qPCR. J Fish Dis. 2011;34:811-21 pubmed publisher
    A qPCR assay was developed for rapid and sensitive detection of Flavobacterium psychrophilum, the aetiological agent of bacterial cold-water disease and rainbow trout fry syndrome in salmonid fish worldwide. A set of F...
  54. Chen W, Huang W, Young C, Sheu S. Flavobacterium tilapiae sp. nov., isolated from a freshwater pond, and emended descriptions of Flavobacterium defluvii and Flavobacterium johnsoniae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2013;63:827-34 pubmed publisher
    ..Phylogenetic analyses based on 16S rRNA gene sequences showed that strain Ruye-71(T) belonged to the genus Flavobacterium and was most closely related to Flavobacterium defluvii EMB117(T), with a 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity of ..
  55. Darwish A, Ismaiel A. Genetic diversity of Flavobacterium columnare examined by restriction fragment length polymorphism and sequencing of the 16S ribosomal RNA gene and the 16S-23S rDNA spacer. Mol Cell Probes. 2005;19:267-74 pubmed
    Genetic variability among strains of Flavobacterium columnare, isolated in the United States, was characterized by restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) and phylogenetic analysis based on the sequence of the 16S rRNA gene...
  56. Chang M, Nie P. RNAi suppression of zebrafish peptidoglycan recognition protein 6 (zfPGRP6) mediated differentially expressed genes involved in Toll-like receptor signaling pathway and caused increased susceptibility to Flavobacterium columnare. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2008;124:295-301 pubmed publisher
    ..In challenge experiments to determine the anti-bacterial response to Gram-negative bacteria, RNAi knock-down of zfPGRP6 markedly increased susceptibility to Flavobacterium columnare.
  57. Kim J, Gomez D, Nakai T, Park S. Isolation and identification of bacteriophages infecting ayu Plecoglossus altivelis altivelis specific Flavobacterium psychrophilum. Vet Microbiol. 2010;140:109-15 pubmed publisher
    ..to investigate methods for controlling systemic bacterial coldwater disease (CWD), bacteriophages that infect Flavobacterium psychrophilum were isolated by the enrichment method from pond water collected from Japanese ayu farms...
  58. Nagai T, Nakai T. Growth of Flavobacterium psychrophilum in fish serum correlates with pathogenicity. J Fish Dis. 2011;34:303-10 pubmed publisher
    b>Flavobacterium psychrophilum isolates, obtained from ayu, Plecoglossus altivelis, three species of salmonids and two species of cyprinids in Japan, were used in this study...
  59. Basson A, Flemming L, Chenia H. Evaluation of adherence, hydrophobicity, aggregation, and biofilm development of Flavobacterium johnsoniae-like isolates. Microb Ecol. 2008;55:1-14 pubmed
    b>Flavobacterium spp. isolates have been identified in diverse biofilm structures, but the mechanism of adherence has not been elucidated...
  60. Laanto E, Sundberg L, Bamford J. Phage specificity of the freshwater fish pathogen Flavobacterium columnare. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011;77:7868-72 pubmed publisher
    ..Emphasis was placed on finding phages infecting the fish pathogen Flavobacterium columnare for use as phage therapy agents...
  61. Suomalainen L, Reunanen H, Ijäs R, Valtonen E, Tiirola M. Freezing induces biased results in the molecular detection of Flavobacterium columnare. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2006;72:1702-4 pubmed
    Specific PCR detection and electron microscopy of Flavobacterium columnare revealed the risk of false-negative results in molecular detection of this fish pathogen...
  62. Moyer T, Hunnicutt D. Susceptibility of zebra fish Danio rerio to infection by Flavobacterium columnare and F. johnsoniae. Dis Aquat Organ. 2007;76:39-44 pubmed
    b>Flavobacterium columnare is a serious pathogen in a wide range of fish species. F. johnsoniae is an opportunistic pathogen of certain fish. Both are gliding bacteria...
  63. Hadidi S, Glenney G, Welch T, Silverstein J, Wiens G. Spleen size predicts resistance of rainbow trout to Flavobacterium psychrophilum challenge. J Immunol. 2008;180:4156-65 pubmed
    ..broodstock improvement program, we evaluated factors involved in resistance against a bacterial disease agent, Flavobacterium psychrophilum. In 2005, 71 full-sibling crosses, weighing an average of 2...
  64. Kawahara K, Tanaka A, Yoon J, Yokota A. Reclassification of a parathione-degrading Flavobacterium sp. ATCC 27551 as Sphingobium fuliginis. J Gen Appl Microbiol. 2010;56:249-55 pubmed
    A parathione-degrading bacterium isolated from rice field in the Philippines, Flavobacterium sp. ATCC 27551 (Sethunathan and Yoshida, 1973, Can. J. Microbiol., 19, 873-875), was re-examined chemotaxonomically and phylogenetically...
  65. Møller J, Barnes A, Dalsgaard I, Ellis A. Characterisation of surface blebbing and membrane vesicles produced by Flavobacterium psychrophilum. Dis Aquat Organ. 2005;64:201-9 pubmed
    The surface of Flavobacterium psychrophilum was examined by electron microscopy to determine if previous findings of haemagglutination positive (HA+) and haemagglutination negative (HA-) abilities could be correlated with expression of ..
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