Isolation of an epitheliotropic herpesvirus from white sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus

@inproceedings{Hedrick1991IsolationOA,
  title={Isolation of an epitheliotropic herpesvirus from white sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus},
  author={Ronald P. Hedrick and Terry S. McDowell and Joseph M. Groff and Susan C. Yun and William Harry Wingfield},
  year={1991}
}
Mortality among juvenile white sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus was associated with infections of the integument and oropharyngeal mucosa with a previously unrecognized herpesvirus. There was acanthosis and necrosis of the affected epithelium. No other tissues were found to be infected with the white sturgeon herpesvirus (WSHV) The virus was isolated from infected fish using a recently estabhshed cell line from the skin of white sturgeon (WSSK-l). There was no evidence for virus replication in… CONTINUE READING

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