Genome sequence of the emerging pathogen Aeromonas caviae

Scott A Beatson, Maria das Graças de Luna, Nathan L Bachmann, Nabil-Fareed Alikhan, Kirstin R Hanks, Mitchell J Sullivan, Bryan A Wee, Angela C Freitas-Almeida, Paula A Dos Santos, Janyne T B de Melo, Derrick J P Squire, Adam F Cunningham, J Ross Fitzgerald, Ian R Henderson

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Abstract

Aeromonas caviae is a Gram-negative, motile and rod-shaped facultative anaerobe that is increasingly being recognized as a cause of diarrhea in children. Here we present the first genome sequence of an A. caviae strain that was isolated as the sole pathogen from a child with profuse diarrhea.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1286-7
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Bacteriology
Volume193
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Keywords

  • Aeromonas caviae
  • Child
  • Communicable Diseases, Emerging
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Genome, Bacterial
  • Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections
  • Humans
  • Molecular Sequence Data

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