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Aeromonas spp are ubiquitous Gram negative bacilli, now a day classified within the Aeromonadaceae family. The species of this genus have long been known to cause different type of infections in fish, reptiles and amphibians, and some species mainly, A. hydrophila, A sobria and A. caviae have been described as emergent food borne pathogens implicated in human gastroenteritis ranging from mild diarrhea to chlora-like illness. Aeromonas have been reported in untreated and chlorinated drinking water, fresh food, seawater, milk, vegetable, ice cream, and several meats, including pork, beef and poultry (Albert et al., 2000, Abbott et al., 2003).
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