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Light and electron microscopic studies on Kudoa pagrusi sp. n. (Myxosporea: Multivalvulida) infecting the heart of sea bream Pagrus pagrus (L.) from the Red Sea.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17999083     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A new multivalvulid species, Kudoa pagrusi sp. n., was described from the sea bream Pagrus pagrus. The cysts were oval to ellipsoidal and restricted to the cardiac muscles. The mean spore measurements were 7.0 microm in length and 6.4 microm in width as well as in thickness, while the mean polar capsule measurements were 3.7 microm in length and 1.5 microm in width. The ultrastructural features of the present species proved that the spore have four polar capsules with four shell valves that are the main criteria for genus Kudoa.
S Al Quraishy; E Koura; A S Abdel-Baki; A-R Bashtar; N El Deed; K Al Rasheid; F Abdel Ghaffar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2007-11-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  Parasitology research     Volume:  102     ISSN:  0932-0113     ISO Abbreviation:  Parasitol. Res.     Publication Date:  2008 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-12-06     Completed Date:  2008-11-10     Revised Date:  2011-07-07    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703571     Medline TA:  Parasitol Res     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  205-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Zoology Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
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MeSH Terms
Eukaryota* / classification,  isolation & purification,  physiology,  ultrastructure
Fish Diseases / parasitology*
Heart / parasitology*
Indian Ocean
Microscopy, Electron
Protozoan Infections, Animal / parasitology*
Sea Bream / parasitology*
Spores, Protozoan / ultrastructure
Erratum In:
Parasitol Res. 2011 Jun;108(6):1593-4

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