A stable L-form of the fish pathogen Aeromonas salmonicida

A. Gibb, B. Austin

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    Abstract

    A stable L-form of Aeromonas salmonicida, which resulted from induction with benzylpenicillin, grew on brain heart infusion agar at 0-5°C. The L-form was stored successfully for 10 months in phosphate-buffered saline supplemented with 150 gl-1 glycerol at -70°C. Reversion of the L-form to parental-type walled cells was achieved by transfer to brain heart infusion broth with incubation at 25°C.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)473-476
    Number of pages4
    JournalLetters in Applied Microbiology
    Volume19
    Issue number6
    Publication statusPublished - 1994

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