General Medicine


Publications
571

‘Candidatus Phytoplasma lycopersici’, a phytoplasma associated with ‘hoja de perejil’ disease in Bolivia

Citation
Arocha et al. (2007). International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 57 (8)
Names
Ca. Phytoplasma lycopersici
Abstract
New diseases known locally as ‘hoja de perejil’ of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill) and ‘brotes grandes’ of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) were first recognized in surveys of production fields in Bolivia during 2000–2003. Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) witches' broom and little leaf diseases of native weeds Morrenia variegata and mora-mora (Serjania perulacea) were also identified near to production fields. Phytoplasma aetiology was attributed to each of these diseases following detection and ini

‘Candidatus Magnetoglobus multicellularis’, a multicellular, magnetotactic prokaryote from a hypersaline environment

Citation
Abreu et al. (2007). International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 57 (6)
Names
Ca. Magnetoglobus multicellularis
Abstract
Phylogenetic analysis and phenotypic characterization were used to assign a multicellular magnetotactic prokaryote the name ‘Candidatus Magnetoglobus multicellularis’. ‘Candidatus Magnetoglobus multicellularis' lives in a large hypersaline coastal lagoon from Brazil and has properties that are unique among prokaryotes. It consists of a compact assembly or aggregate of flagellated bacterial cells, highly organized in a sphere, that swim in either helical or straight trajectories. The life cycle o

Molecular detection of "Candidatus Mycoplasma haemominutum" in a lion (Panthera leo) from a brazilian zoological garden

Citation
Guimaraes et al. (2007). Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo 49 (3)
Names
Ca. Mycoplasma haemominutum
Abstract
Although Mycoplasma haemofelis and "Candidatus Mycoplasma haemominutum" infections have been reported in wild cats from United States, their presence among native and captive wild cats in Brazil is still unknown. A 12 year old healthy male lion (Panthera leo) from the Zoological Garden of Curitiba, Brazil was anesthetized for transportation and dental evaluation. A blood sample was obtained for a complete blood cell count (CBC) and PCR analysis. DNA was extracted and fragments of Mycoplasma haem

‘Candidatus Aquirestis calciphila’ and ‘Candidatus Haliscomenobacter calcifugiens’, filamentous, planktonic bacteria inhabiting natural lakes

Citation
Hahn et al. (2007). International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 57 (5)
Names
Ca. Haliscomenobacter calcifugiens Ca. Aquirestis calciphila
Abstract
Filamentous bacteria frequently occurring in the pelagic zone of natural freshwater lakes and ponds were previously identified as being related to Haliscomenobacter hydrossis based upon their 16S rRNA gene sequences. These bacteria exhibit a specific morphology characterized by the formation of straight, stick-like filaments of variable length (5 to >100 μm) and quite stable, but narrow, width (0.25 to 0.35 μm). Bacteria with these morphological characteristics form a monophyletic but broad p

Prevotella copri sp. nov. and Prevotella stercorea sp. nov., isolated from human faeces

Citation
Hayashi et al. (2007). International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 57 (5)
Names
Segatella copri T
Abstract
Six strains (CB7T, CB18, CB23, CB26, CB28 and CB35T) were isolated from human faeces. Based on phylogenetic analysis, phenotypic characteristics, cellular fatty acid profiles and menaquinone profiles, these strains could be included within the genusPrevotellaand made up two clusters. 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis indicated that five strains were most closely related toPrevotella veroralis, sharing about 92 % sequence similarity; the remaining strain was most closely related toPrevotella shahii

Puniceicoccus vermicola gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel marine bacterium, and description of Puniceicoccaceae fam. nov., Puniceicoccales ord. nov., Opitutaceae fam. nov., Opitutales ord. nov. and Opitutae classis nov. in the phylum ‘Verrucomicrobia’

Citation
Choo et al. (2007). International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 57 (3)
Names
“Didemniditutus”
Abstract
A Gram-negative, chemoheterotrophic, facultatively anaerobic coccus, designated IMCC1545T, was isolated from the digestive tract of a marine clamworm, Periserrula leucophryna, inhabiting a tidal flat of the Yellow Sea. Cells of strain IMCC1545T are non-motile, dividing by binary fission. The predominant fatty acids are anteiso-C15 : 0 and C18 : 0. The respiratory quinone is menaquinone-7 and the DNA G+C content is 52.1 mol%. Phylogenetic analyses based on 16S rRNA gene sequences using three tree