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Bacteria Collection: Pasteurella skyensis

NCTC Number: NCTC 13204
Current Name: Pasteurella skyensis
Other Collection No: 95A1
Type Strain: Yes
Family: Pasteurellaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
16S rRNA Gene Sequence: >gb|AJ243202|95A1|Pasteurella skyensis 16S rRNA gene for 16S ribosomal RNA, isolate95A1.| agagtttgatcctgg...
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Ref #: 67616
Author(s): Birkbeck,T.H.;Laidler,L.A.;Grant,A.N.;Cox,D.I.
Journal: Int J Syst Evol Microbiol
Title: Pasteurella skyensis sp. nov., isolated from Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.)
Volume: 52
Page(s): 699-704
Year: 2002
Keyword(s): GENBANK/AJ243202 Animals Aquaculture *Disease Outbreaks Fish Diseases/*epidemiology/microbiology Genes, rRNA Molecular Sequence Data Pasteurella/*classification/genetics Pasteurella Infections/epidemiology/microbiology/*veterinary Phylogeny RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics Salmo salar/*microbiology Sequence Analysis, DNA
Remarks: From four separate incidents of disease in farmed Atlantic salmon over a four-year period, gram-negative rod-shaped bacteria were consistently isolated by culture on sea-water blood agar. Biochemical and physiological tests indicated that the organism was related to the family Pasteurellaceae, and this was confirmed from the 16S rRNA gene sequence. Comparison of the 16S rRNA gene sequence with those of 45 members of the Pasteurellaceae showed that the closest phylogenetic relationship was with an organism termed 'Pasteurella phocoenarum', isolated from a porpoise, for which the 16S rRNA gene sequence has been recorded but for which the properties have yet to be published. It is proposed that this bacterium isolated from salmon should be classified as a new species, namely Pasteurella skyensis sp. nov. The type strain of Pasteurella skyensis sp. nov. is strain 95A1T (= NCTC 13204T = NCIMB 13593T).
URL: 12054228
Accession Date: 14/06/2007
Taxonomy: TaxLink: S7628 (Pasteurella skyensis birkbeck et al. 2002) - Date of change: 31/05/2007
Biosafety Responsibility: It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country

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