Efficacy of quinine against ichthyophthiriasis in common carp Cyprinus carpio.

  title={Efficacy of quinine against ichthyophthiriasis in common carp Cyprinus carpio.},
  author={Ilka V Schumacher and Helmut Wedekind and Mansour El-Matbouli},
  journal={Diseases of aquatic organisms},
  volume={95 3},
Ichthyophthiriasis, caused by Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, is an economically important worldwide parasitic disease that infects all freshwater fish. Since the banning of malachite green for use in food fish, there has been a great need for alternative therapeutants. The goal of this study was to investigate the efficacy of quinine against I. multifiliis. Parasite developmental stages from our laboratory-established life cycle in rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss were exposed to quinine in… CONTINUE READING
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