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Development of an in vivo assay to assess attachment of Neoparamoeba sp. (an amphizoic gymnamoeba) to the gills of Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L

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Crosbie, PBB and Adams, MB and Attard, M and Nowak, BF (2007) Development of an in vivo assay to assess attachment of Neoparamoeba sp. (an amphizoic gymnamoeba) to the gills of Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L. Journal of Fish Diseases, 30 (3). pp. 187-190. ISSN 0140-7775

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Abstract

Amoebic gill disease (AGD) in marine cultured
Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L., in Tasmania is
caused by the amphizoic protozoan Neoparamoeba
sp. after it attaches to the gills (Zilberg & Munday
2000). The disease is characterized histologically by
hyperplastic lesions resulting in lamellar fusion
often with the amoebae attached (Munday, Lange,
Foster, Lester & Handlinger 1993; Adams &
Nowak 2001, 2003). AGD is a significant problem
for Atlantic salmon growers in Tasmania and at
present is controlled by bathing in fresh water once
a presumptive diagnosis has been made (see review
by Munday, Zilberg & Findlay 2001).

Item Type: Article
Keywords: amoebic gill disease • Atlantic salmon • attachment • gill pathology • in vivo assay • Neoparamoeba sp
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Fish Diseases
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Page Range: pp. 187-190
ISSN: 0140-7775
Identification Number - DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2761.2007.00805.x
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Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2008 14:37
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:35
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