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Mycobacterium fortuitum isolated from three species of fish in South Africa



Mycobacterium fortuitum isolated from three species of fish in South Africa



Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research 57(1): 101-102



Mycobacterium fortuitum was isolated from 3 species of freshwater fish from oscars, guppies and discus fish, (Apistogramma ocellatus, Lebistes reticulatus, Symphysodon aequifasciatus) for the first time. Heavy mortalities as a result of infection with this bacterium were reported from a guppy farm.

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