Phylogenetic analysis of lymphocystis disease virus from tropical ornamental fish species based on a major capsid protein gene.

@article{Hossain2008PhylogeneticAO,
  title={Phylogenetic analysis of lymphocystis disease virus from tropical ornamental fish species based on a major capsid protein gene.},
  author={Mohammad Amjad Hossain and J. Y. Song and S-I Kitamura and S J Jung and M-J Oh},
  journal={Journal of fish diseases},
  year={2008},
  volume={31 6},
  pages={
          473-9
        }
}
Lymphocystis disease (LCD) occurs in approximately 100 marine and freshwater fish species (Wolf 1988) and is characterized by clusters of enlarged hypertrophied dermal cells on the skin and fins of affected fish (Wolf 1988). In Korea, LCD is a common fish disease, especially in aquaculture of Japanese flounder, Paralichthys olivaceus (Temminck & Schlegel) and rockfish, Sebastes schlegeli (Hilgendorf) (Kitamura, Jung, Kim, Nishizawa, Yoshimizu & Oh 2006a; Kitamura, Jung & Oh 2006b). The disease… CONTINUE READING

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