Kidney Pathology from the Bacterium Hafnia alvei: Experimental Evidence

@inproceedings{Teshima1992KidneyPF,
  title={Kidney Pathology from the Bacterium Hafnia alvei: Experimental Evidence},
  author={Chisato Teshima and Shigeharu Kudo and Yoshimi Ohtani and Asako P. Saito},
  year={1992}
}
Abstract We found a kidney pathology due to natural infection with the bacterium Hafnia alvei in first-year juveniles of cherry salmon Oncorhynchus masou cultured on local fish farms in Japan. Externally, the diseased fish showed a dark body surface and a swollen abdomen, and they swam slowly. Internally, lesions of various sizes, appearing as grayish-white furuncle-like eminences, were present in the ventral side of the kidney; histopathologically these were similar to those of bacterial… CONTINUE READING