Isolation of viral haemorrhagic septicaemia virus from muskellunge, Esox masquinongy (Mitchill), in Lake St Clair, Michigan, USA reveals a new sublineage of the North American genotype.

@article{Elsayed2006IsolationOV,
  title={Isolation of viral haemorrhagic septicaemia virus from muskellunge, Esox masquinongy (Mitchill), in Lake St Clair, Michigan, USA reveals a new sublineage of the North American genotype.},
  author={Ehab. E. Elsayed and Mohamed Faisal and Marion Thomas and Gary Whelan and William Batts and Jim Winton},
  journal={Journal of fish diseases},
  year={2006},
  volume={29 10},
  pages={611-9}
}
Viral haemorrhagic septicaemia virus (VHSV) was isolated from muskellunge, Esox masquinongy (Mitchill), caught from the NW portion of Lake St Clair, Michigan, USA in 2003. Affected fish exhibited congestion of internal organs; the inner wall of the swim bladder was thickened and contained numerous budding, fluid-filled vesicles. A virus was isolated using… CONTINUE READING