Population structure of the fish pathogen Flavobacterium psychrophilum at whole-country and model river levels in Japan
The bacterium Flavobacterium psychrophilum is a serious problem for salmonid farming worldwide. This study investigates by multilocus sequence typing (MLST) the population structure of this pathogen in Japan where it is also a major concern for ayu, a popular game fish related to salmoniforms.
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Article made possible through the contribution of Erina Fujiwara-Nagata et. Al. and Biomed Central.