Branchial Rickettsiales-like infection associated with a mass mortality of sea scallop Pecten maximus

Type Article
Date 1988-07
Language English
Author(s) Legall Ghyslaine1, Chagot Dominique1, Mialhe Eric1, Grizel Henri1
Affiliation(s) 1 : IFREMER, Laboratoire de pathologie et de génétique des Invertébrés marins, BP 133, F-17390 La Tremblade, France
Source Diseases Of Aquatic Organisms (0177-5103) (Inter-research), 1988-07 , Vol. 4 , N. 3 , P. 229-232
DOI 10.3354/dao004229
WOS© Times Cited 81
Abstract A branchial infection of Pecten maximus is histologically and ultrastructurally described. Gill epithelial cells were heavily infected with colonies of procaryotes, believed ta belong to the Rickettsiales.
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