Immunity in rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss, against the monogenean Discocotyle sagittata following primary infection

  title={Immunity in rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss, against the monogenean Discocotyle sagittata following primary infection},
  author={Miguel Rubio-Godoy and Richard C. Tinsley},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) were experimentally infected by continuous or single exposure with the monogenean Discocotyle sagittata. To determine whether immunity follows primary infection, fish were exposed to a secondary challenge by one of two modes: (1) primary infections were cleared with praziquantel (PZQ) and hosts re-infected with 100 oncomiracidia; (2) parasites were allowed to reach maturity and hosts super-infected with 100 oncomiracidia. Fish challenged after initial… 

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