Adhesive and invasive capacities of Edwarsiella tarda isolated from South American sea lion

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Fernández, Araceli; Paz Villanueva, María; González, Mario; Fernández, Fabiola; Latif, Fadua; Flores, Sandra Nonier; Fernández, Heriberto;
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Microbiologia
  • Journal: volume 45,issue 3,pages1,095-1,099issn: 1678-4405, eissn: 1678-4405
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4204952, doi: 10.1590/S1517-83822014000300044
  • Subject: Edwarsiella tarda | invasion | adherence | Otaria flavescens | Microbiology | QR1-502 | Research Paper

Edwarsiella tarda is a zoonotic bacterium that can be isolated from humans, animals and the environment. Although E. tarda is primarily considered a fish pathogen, it is the only species of its genus considered to be pathogenic for humans as well. A survey of zoonotic i... View more
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