Occurrence of a myxozoan parasite Myxidium streisingeri n. sp. in laboratory zebrafish Danio rerio.

@article{Whipps2015OccurrenceOA,
  title={Occurrence of a myxozoan parasite Myxidium streisingeri n. sp. in laboratory zebrafish Danio rerio.},
  author={Christopher M Whipps and Katrina N. Murray and Michael L Kent},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  year={2015},
  volume={101 1},
  pages={86-90}
}
Over several years of screening diagnostic cases, the Zebrafish International Resource Center Health Services has encountered a myxozoan parasite of the ducts associated with the kidney in zebrafish, Danio rerio , from an average of 21% of facilities submitting specimens over 5 yr. The parasite is coelozoic and is associated with no appreciable histological changes. Plasmodia bear ovoid spores with 3 sutural ridges. Spores are consistent with the genus Myxidium, but they are distinct from any… CONTINUE READING
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