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Experimental Streptococcus iniae Infection in Japanese Flounder Paralichthys olivaceus


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Title: Experimental Streptococcus iniae Infection in Japanese Flounder Paralichthys olivaceus
Other Titles: ヒラメレンサ球菌症の実験感染
Authors: Nguyen, Huu Thinh / Kanai, Kinya / Yoshikoshi, Kazuma
Authors (alternative): 金井, 欣也 / 吉越, 一馬
Issue Date: Mar-2001
Publisher: 日本魚病学会 / The Japanese Society of Fish Pathology
Citation: 魚病研究 = Fish Pathology 36(1) pp.40-41; 2001
Abstract: The capability of Streptococcus iniae to cause disease in Japanese flounder was investigated by oral and bath (30 min) challenges with low, medium and high inoculation doses. Only with the highest inoculation dose, 9.9 x 10^7 CFU/100g body weight, the oral challenge induced deaths. In the bath challenge deaths were induced even at the lowest inoculation dose, 2.9 x 10^3 CFU/mL water. Hemorrhagic lesions on the fins were observed in dead fish challenged by both methods. It is suspected that S. iniae entered through the body surface such as abrasive sites of the fins to cause disease.
Keywords: Streptococcus iniae / Paralichthys olivaceus / oral challenge / bath challenge / Japanese flounder
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10069/21954
ISSN: 0388788X
Rights: © 2001 The Japanese Society of Fish Pathology
Type: Journal Article
Text Version: publisher
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