Campylobacter volucris sp. nov., isolated from black-headed gulls (Larus ridibundus)

Lies Debruyne, Tina Broman, Sven Bergström, Björn Olsen, Stephen L W On, Peter Vandamme

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    During a study of the prevalence of Campylobacter jejuni in black-headed gulls (Larus ridibundus) in Sweden, three isolates, strains LMG 24379, LMG 24380T and LMG 24381, were initially identified as Campylobacter lari. Further characterization by both AFLP and whole-cell protein SDS-PAGE analyses revealed that they formed a distinct group in the genus Campylobacter. This unique position was confirmed by phenotypic characterization, 16S rRNA and hsp60 gene sequence analysis and DNA-DNA hybridizations. The combined data confirm that these isolates represent a novel species within the genus Campylobacter, for which the name Campylobacter volucris sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain is LMG 24380T (=CCUG 57498T).
    Oorspronkelijke taalEngels
    TijdschriftInternational Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology
    ExemplaarnummerPt 8
    Pagina's (van-tot)1870-5
    Aantal pagina’s6
    PublicatiestatusGepubliceerd - 2010


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