Minimally invasive detection of Piscirickettsia salmonis in cultivated salmonids via the PCR

Sergio Marshall, Sekou Heath, Vitalia Henríquez, Cristián Orrego

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Abstract

The attributes of the PCR allowed implementation of an assay for specific detection of Piscirickettsia salmonis from a few microliters of fish serum. This opens the way to less invasive modes of sampling for this microbial pathogen in salmonids.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3066-3069
Number of pages4
JournalApplied and Environmental Microbiology
Volume64
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1998
Externally publishedYes

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