Comparison of in vitro Methods for the Production of Paenibacillus larvae Endospores
Paenibacillus larvae endospores are the infectious particles of the honey bee brood disease, American Foulbrood. We demonstrate that our previously published protocol (Alvarado et al., 2013) consistently yields higher numbers and purer preparations of P. larvae endospores, than previously described protocols, regardless of the strain tested (B-3650, B-3554 or B-3685).
Paenibacillus larvae; American Foulbrood disease; Spore production; Honey bee
Elekonich, M. M.,
Wing, H. J.
Comparison of in vitro Methods for the Production of Paenibacillus larvae Endospores.
Journal of Microbiological Methods, 116