Histopathological studies on Vibrio harveyi- infected tiger puffer, Takifugu rubripes (Temminck et Schlegel), cultured in Japan.

@article{Mohi2010HistopathologicalSO,
  title={Histopathological studies on Vibrio harveyi- infected tiger puffer, Takifugu rubripes (Temminck et Schlegel), cultured in Japan.},
  author={M M Mohi and Mai Kuratani and Teruo Miyazaki and Terutoyo Yoshida},
  journal={Journal of fish diseases},
  year={2010},
  volume={33 10},
  pages={833-40}
}
Vibrio harveyi infection occurred with a moderate mortality in tiger puffer, Takifugu rubripes (Temminck et Schlegel), in autumn 2007, at a mariculture farm in western Japan. The diseased fish showed nodular lesions in the branchial chamber and the inner surface of the operculum. Histopathologically, the lesions comprised granulation tissue containing many suppurative foci allowing propagation of the bacteria and granuloma encapsulating abscesses with a decrease in bacteria. The bacteria were… CONTINUE READING