Isolation and preliminary characterization of a pathogenic icosahedral deoxyribovirus from the catfish Ictalurus melas '

@inproceedings{melas2006IsolationAP,
  title={Isolation and preliminary characterization of a pathogenic icosahedral deoxyribovirus from the catfish Ictalurus melas '},
  author={Ictalurus melas},
  year={2006}
}
  • Ictalurus melas
  • Published 2006
A virus was isolated from dead specimens of catfish Ictalurus melas originating from a pond in w h ~ c h the whole catfish population had succumbed to an acute infection within a week. Diseased catfish showed clinical signs of oedema and haemorrhages while other fish species present in that pond remained healthy. The virus isolate grew well in Epithelioma papulosum cyprini (EPC), blueglll fry (BF2) and channel catfish ovary [CCO) cells at temperatures ranglng from 15 to 25 'C The vlrus formed… CONTINUE READING

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