Draft genome sequence of the fish pathogen Piscirickettsia salmonis

Mark Eppinger, Katelyn McNair, Xhavit Zogaj, Elizabeth A. Dinsdale, Robert A. Edwards, Karl E. Klose

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Piscirickettsia salmonis is a Gram-negative intracellular fish pathogen that has a significant impact on the salmon industry. Here, we report the genome sequence of P. salmonis strain LF-89. This is the first draft genome sequence of P. salmonis, and it reveals interesting attributes, including flagellar genes, despite this bacterium being considered nonmotile.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere00926-13
JournalGenome Announcements
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics

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