Evaluation of malacosporean life cycles through transmission studies.

@article{Tops2004EvaluationOM,
  title={Evaluation of malacosporean life cycles through transmission studies.},
  author={Sylvie Tops and Dolores V. Baxa and Terry S. McDowell and Ronald P. Hedrick and Beth Okamura},
  journal={Diseases of aquatic organisms},
  year={2004},
  volume={60 2},
  pages={109-21}
}
Myxozoans, belonging to the recently described Class Malacosporea, parasitise freshwater bryozoans during at least part of their life cycle, but no complete malacosporean life cycle is known to date. One of the 2 described malacosporeans is Tetracapsuloides bryosalmonae, the causative agent of salmonid proliferative kidney disease. The other is Buddenbrockia plumatellae, so far only found in freshwater bryozoans. Our investigations evaluated malacosporean life cycles, focusing on transmission… CONTINUE READING

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