Case report: concurrent herpesviral and presumptive iridoviral infection associated with disease in cultured shortnose sturgeon, Acipenser brevirostrum (L.), from the Atlantic coast of Canada.

@article{Lapatra2014CaseRC,
  title={Case report: concurrent herpesviral and presumptive iridoviral infection associated with disease in cultured shortnose sturgeon, Acipenser brevirostrum (L.), from the Atlantic coast of Canada.},
  author={Scott E. Lapatra and Joseph M. Groff and Ian R Keith and W E Hogans and David B. Groman},
  journal={Journal of fish diseases},
  year={2014},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={141-7}
}
Approximately 8 weeks after a chlorine insult associated with the city water supply, shortnose sturgeon, Acipenser brevirostrum (L.), from one group presented with small (3-4 mm) irregular foci of cutaneous pallor that involved the dorsocranial integument with progressive ulceration of the nascent lesions. Various bacterial organisms were isolated from the cutaneous lesions, but not from the internal viscera. Histologically, the nuclei of the intralesional and perilesional epidermal cells often… CONTINUE READING