|Authors||DiSalvo LH, Blecka J, Zebal R|
|Journal||Appl. Environ. Microbiol. Volume: 35 Issue: 1 Pages: 219-21|
|Publish Date||1978 Jan|
Vibrio anguillarum was isolated as a pathogen in the commercial culture of oyster spat at Pigeon Point, Calif. A water-soluble, heat-stable exotoxin extracted from cultures of the vibrio inhibited larval swimming and contributed to larval mortality. Although the vibrio was insensitive to penicillin in standard plate testing, this antibiotic proved useful in preventing mass larval mortalities in the hatchery.
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