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Francisellaceae Representatives

  • Brian Austin
  • Dawn A. Austin
Chapter

Abstract

Francisella asiatica and Fr. noatunensis are intracellular pathogens which cause granulomatous disease. Isolation has been achieved initially in cell culture with subsequent growth on cysteine heart agar. Disease control has been achieved by vaccination and by use of antimicrobial compounds, notably florfenicol.

Keywords

Blue Mussel Small Subunit rRNA Oxolinic Acid Farm Tilapia Noatunensis Subsp 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Brian Austin
    • 1
  • Dawn A. Austin
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of AquacultureUniversity of StirlingStirlingUK
  2. 2.School of Life SciencesHeriot-Watt UniversityEdinburghUK

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