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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 127570, 8 pages
Antibiogram, Adhesive Characteristics, and Incidence of Class 1 Integron in Aeromonas Species Isolated from Two South African Rivers
Applied and Environmental Microbiology Research Group (AEMREG), Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, University of Fort Hare, Private Bag X1314, Alice 5700, South Africa
Received 29 May 2013; Revised 25 August 2013; Accepted 27 August 2013
Academic Editor: Yanmin Hu
Copyright © 2013 Isoken H. Igbinosa et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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