Bacterial diversity of the octocoral Pseudopterogorgia elisabethae via culture-dependent and culture-independent methods and screening of selected bacteria for antimicrobial activity
Alcyonacean octocorals (Order Alcyonacea, amended from Order, Gorgoniidae) are both dominant on Caribbean reefs and prolific sources of bioactive natural products. Although extensive literature has been published with respect to stony coral-associated bacteria, very little is known regarding bacteri...
Comparison of bacterial culture, histopathology, and immunohistochemistry for the diagnosis of Johne's disease in culled dairy cows
Paired samples of formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded ileum and lymph node from 204 culled dairy cows were investigated for evidence of infection by Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis. Of the samples, 151 were from animals that were tissue-culture positive for M. avium subsp. paratuberculosis...