Edwardsiella tarda, a new pathogen of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)

Appl Microbiol. 1973 Jan;25(1):155-6.

Abstract

Edwardsiella tarda, an enteric, gram-negative bacterium, causes gas-filled, malodorous lesions in muscle tissue of channel catfish. Incidence and epizootiology of the disease are presented.

MeSH terms

  • Administration, Oral
  • Animals
  • Diet
  • Disease Outbreaks / veterinary*
  • Enterobacteriaceae / drug effects
  • Enterobacteriaceae / growth & development
  • Enterobacteriaceae / isolation & purification*
  • Enterobacteriaceae / pathogenicity
  • Enterobacteriaceae Infections / pathology
  • Enterobacteriaceae Infections / veterinary*
  • Fish Diseases / drug therapy
  • Fish Diseases / etiology*
  • Fish Diseases / pathology
  • Kidney / microbiology
  • Oxytetracycline / administration & dosage
  • Salmonidae

Substances

  • Oxytetracycline