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Isolation of Clostridium tertium from a striped dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba) in the Adriatic Sea.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17092908     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Bacteriologic examination of an abscess found between blubber and musculature of a striped dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba) found dead on 30 March 2002 in the Adriatic Sea, Croatia, was performed and an aerotolerant, nontoxogenic Clostridium tertium was isolated in pure culture. National Collections of Industrial Food and Marine Bacteria (NCIMB Ltd., Aberdeen, Scotland, UK) confirmed the results. Sequencing results showed it to be C. tertium with 100% similarity. The strain was named Clostridium tertium strain Zagreb, acceded to the culture collection and assigned the accession number NCIMB 13970. This is the first record of C. tertium in marine mammals.
Branka Seol; Martina Duras Gomercić; Tomo Naglić; Tomislav Gomercić; Ana Galov; Hrvoje Gomercić
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of wildlife diseases     Volume:  42     ISSN:  0090-3558     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Wildl. Dis.     Publication Date:  2006 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-11-09     Completed Date:  2007-01-16     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0244160     Medline TA:  J Wildl Dis     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  709-11     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine University of Zagreb, Heinzelova 55, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia.
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MeSH Terms
Clostridium Infections / epidemiology,  pathology,  veterinary*
Clostridium tertium / isolation & purification*
Fatal Outcome
Immunohistochemistry / veterinary
Stenella / microbiology*

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