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Recent studies on parasitic infections of freshwater cultivated fish in the state of São Paulo, Brazil
The present work relates diagnosticated cases of fish diseases in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil between January/1999 and December/2000. During 1999, the monogenean was the most important parasiteExpand
Hematology of Piaractus mesopotamicus fed diets supplemented with vitamins C and E, challenged by Aeromonas hydrophila
Abstract Piaractus mesopotamicus were fed diets supplemented with three vitamin C and/or E levels (zero, 250, and 500 mg vitamin/kg dry ration) and challenged with Aeromonas hydrophila. The fish wereExpand
Essential oils of Lippia sidoides and Mentha piperita against monogenean parasites and their influence on the hematology of Nile tilapia
Abstract This study evaluated the use of therapeutic baths containing essential oils of Lippia sidoides (pepper rosemary) and Mentha piperita (peppermint) on the hematological parameters of NileExpand
Seasonal variation on the ectoparasitic communities of Nile tilapia cultured in three regions in southern Brazil.
A total of 240 Nile tilapia were examined between April 2007 and March 2008, gathered from three different fish farms, 20 fish in each fish farm, in the four seasons of the year. Fish ponds wereExpand
Haematological changes in Nile tilapia experimentally infected with Enterococcus sp.
This study evaluated the haematological changes in Nile tilapia experimentally infected with 1 x 10(3) and 1 x 10(6) colony-forming units (CFU)/mL of Enterococcus sp. in the swim bladder. TheExpand
Effect of dietary supplementation of inulin and W. cibaria on haemato‐immunological parameters of hybrid surubim (Pseudoplatystoma sp)
The dietary supplementation of prebiotics, probiotics and symbiotic in hybrid surubins (a Pseudoplatystoma corruscans and P. fasciatum cross) was evaluated for the effects on their autochthonousExpand
Trichodina heterodentata (Ciliophora) infestation on Prochilodus lineatus larvae: a host–parasite relationship study
SUMMARY Prochilodus lineatus is a freshwater fish species found in South America. It is common in aquaculture, but few studies regarding diseases of this fish have been performed. This study presentsExpand
First record of Chilodonella hexasticha (Ciliophora: Chilodonellidae) in Brazilian cultured fish: a morphological and pathological assessment.
Chilodonelids are small ciliated protozoans found worldwide and can be dangerous in culture conditions. This study presents morphometric data on the ciliate Chilodonella that is found in culturedExpand
Larval Contracaecum sp. (Nematoda: Anisakidae) in Hoplias malabaricus and Hoplerythrinus unitaeniatus (Osteichthyes: Erythrinidae) of economic importance in occidental marshlands of Maranhão, Brazil.
This work describes the presence of Contracaecum sp. larvae (Nematoda: Anisakidae) found in food fish of economic importance captured in occidental marshlands in the State of Maranhão, Brazil.Expand