Proliferative kidney disease in rainbow trout: time- and temperature-related renal pathology and parasite distribution.

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Proliferative kidney disease is a parasitic infection of salmonid fishes caused by Tetracapsuloides bryosalmonae. The main target organ of the parasite in the fish is the kidney. To investigate the influence of water temperature on the disease in fish, rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss infected with T bryosalmonae were kept at 12 degrees C and 18 degrees C… (More)
DOI: 10.3354/dao01989

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