Free access
Issue
Apidologie
Volume 34, Number 1, January-February 2003
Page(s) 19 - 27
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/apido:2002047

References

  • Alippi A.M. (1991) A comparison of laboratory techniques for the detection of significant bacteria of the honey bee, Apis mellifera, in Argentina, J. Apic. Res. 30, 75-80.
  • Bailey L. (1957) The isolation and cultural characteristics of Streptococcus pluton and further observations on Bacterium eurydice, J. Gen. Microbiol. 31, 147-150.
  • Cai J., Collins M.D. (1994) Evidence for a close phylogenetic relationship between Melissococcus pluton, the causative agent of European foulbrood disease, and the genus Enterococcus, Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 44, 365-367.
  • Dade H.A. (1962) Anatomy and dissection of the honeybee, published by the Bee Research Association, London.
  • Djordjevic S.P., Noone K., Smith L., Hornitzky M.A.Z. (1998a) Development of a hemi-nested PCR assay for the specific detection of Melissococcus pluton, J. Apic. Res. 37, 165-174.
  • Djordjevic S.P., Eamens G.J., Ha H., Walker M.J., Chin J.C. (1998b) Demonstration that Australian Pasteurella multocida isolates from sporadic outbreaks of porcine pneumonia are non-toxigenic (toxA-) and display heterogeneous DNA restriction endonuclease profiles compared with toxigenic isolates from herds with progressive atrophic rhinitis, J. Med. Microbiol. 47, 679-688.
  • Goodwin P.H., Xue B.G., Kuske C.R., Sears M.K. (1994) Amplification of plasmid DNA to detect plant pathogenic mycoplasmalike organisms, Ann. Appl. Biol. 124, 27-36.
  • Govan V.A., Brozel V., Allsopp M.H., Davison S. (1998) A PCR method for the rapid identification of Melissococcus pluton, Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 64, 983-1985.
  • Graham J. (1992) The hive and the honey bee, Dadant and Sons, Hamilton, Ill.
  • Hornitzky M.A.Z., Smith L. (1998) Procedures for the culture of Melissococcus pluton from diseased brood and bulk honey samples, J. Apic. Res. 37, 293-294.
  • Hornitzky M.A.Z., Wilson S. (1989) A system for the diagnosis of the major bacterial brood diseases, J. Apic. Res. 28, 191-195.
  • Koonjul P.K., Brandt W.F., Farrant J.M., Lindsay G.G. (1999) Inclusion of polyvinylpyrrolidone in the polymerase chain reaction reverses the inhibitory effects of polyphenolic contamination of RNA, Nucl. Acids Res. 27, 915-916.
  • Patel R., Piper K.E., Rouse M.S., Steckelberg J.R., Kohner P., Hopkins M.K., Cockerill F.R., Kline B.C. (1998) Determination of 16S rRNA sequences of Enterococci and application to species identification of nonmotile Enterococcus gallinarum isolates, J. Clin. Microbiol. 36, 3399-3407.
  • Pinnock D.E., Featherstone N.E. (1984) Detection and quantification of Melissococcus pluton infection in honeybee colonies by means of enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, J. Apic. Res. 23, 168-170.

Abstract

Copyright INRA/DIB/AGIB/EDP Sciences