|Etymology:||Genus name: A yellow small rod.|
species epithet: rising in the form of a pillar, referring to the shape of the aggregates of the bacteria on external lesions of infected fish.
|Significance:||[Of minor importance]|
|Alternative Species Name(s):||Flexibacter columnaris|
|Type Strain:||1-S-2cl = ATCC 23463.|
|Micromorphology:||Rod shaped bacteria with gliding motility.|
|Gram +/Gram -:||G-|
|16S rRNA Seq.:|
||About 130 species have been described within the genus Flavobacterium. These species are environmental bacteria which are found in soil and freshwater. The genus Flavobacterium is relatively closely related to the genus Riemerella, which also belongs to the family Flavobacteriaceae.|
|Comment:||Cause problems in fish farming.|
|Dissertation with bacteriological connection|
On Friday, November 24, at 09:15 Madeleine Moazzami defends her thesis with the title: "Foodborne bacteria in slaughterhouses with focus on cleaning and disinfection". The defense takes place in Lennart Kennes hall, BioCentrum, campus Ultuna. All interested parties are welcome to attend.Published 2023-11-20. Read more...