KEGG   DISEASE: Aeromonas infectionHelp
Entry
H01074                      Disease                                

Name
Aeromonas infection
Description
Members of the genus Aeromonas are gram-negative bacteria that inhabit various aquatic environments. It can cause a wide spectrum of disease in humans as well as other animals, with gastroenteritis being the most common type of infection. Wound infections and septicaemia are the second and third common disease caused by Aeromonas after gastroenteritis.
Category
Infectious disease
Brite
Infectious diseases [BR:br08401]
 Bacterial infections
  Infections caused by other gamma proteobacteria
   H01074  Aeromonas infection
BRITE hierarchy
Pathogen
Aeromonas hydrophila [GN:aha]
Aeromonas veronii
Aeromonas media
Aeromonas caviae [GN:acav]
Aeromonas schubertii
Aeromonas jandaei
Aeromonas trota
Aeromonas bestiarum
Aeromonas popoffii
Reference
  Authors
Parker JL, Shaw JG
  Title
Aeromonas spp. clinical microbiology and disease.
  Journal
J Infect 62:109-18 (2011)
DOI:10.1016/j.jinf.2010.12.003
Reference
  Authors
Janda JM, Abbott SL
  Title
The genus Aeromonas: taxonomy, pathogenicity, and infection.
  Journal
Clin Microbiol Rev 23:35-73 (2010)
DOI:10.1128/CMR.00039-09
Reference
  Authors
von Graevenitz A
  Title
The role of Aeromonas in diarrhea: a review.
  Journal
Infection 35:59-64 (2007)
DOI:10.1007/s15010-007-6243-4
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