Exotic bacterial pathogens Edwardsiella tarda and Edwardsiella ictaluri from imported ornamental fish Betta spendens and Puntius conchonius, respectively: isolation and quarantine significance.
Humphrey, J. D., Lancaster, C., Gudkovs, N. and McDonald, W.
Aust. Vet. J.
This communication describes the isolation and characterisation of Edwardsiella ictaluri from imported rosy barbs being held in quarantine in Australia. The bacterium was isolated from two separate consignments imported from Singapore, the first during an outbreak of disease and the second from clinically healthy fish.