Journal of Pure and Applied MicrobiologyVol. 3 No. 2

Observation of Carbohydrate Levels in Liver and Intestine of Nemipterus japonicus in relation to Klebsiella spp infection

T.C. Diana and K. Sree Ramulu

Department of Zoology, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam - 530 003, India.

Received on 09 May 2009 and accepted on 12 June 2009

 

ABSTRACT

Nemipterus japonicus of Visakhapatnam coast collected from the polluted harbour waters, infected by Klebsiella a Gram Negative bacteria showed an abnormal elevation in carbohydrate levels in liver and a decline of carbohydrate levels in intestine, when compared with the normal fish collected from the unpolluted waters of deep sea.

Keywords : Carbohydrate levels, Liver, Intestine, Infection, Klebsiella spp, Nemipterus japonicus.