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The effect of Gyrodactylus salaris (Monogenea) on the epidermis of Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, parr in the river Batnfjordselva, Norway.
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PMID:  9406797     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Skin morphology of Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, parr infected with Gyrodactylus salaris was examined for 3 yr in the river Batnfjordselva in Norway and compared to that of uninfected salmon parr from a neighboring river. The epidermis of the infected population had more cell layers and was thicker than the epidermis of parr from the uninfected population. The number of mucous cells did not differ, and no seasonal changes in morphology of the epidermis were detected in either rivers. Intensity of G. salaris did not correlate to epidermal thickness, epidermal cell layers, or mucous cell concentration.
C Appleby; T A Mo; I L Aase
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of parasitology     Volume:  83     ISSN:  0022-3395     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Parasitol.     Publication Date:  1997 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-01-06     Completed Date:  1998-01-06     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7803124     Medline TA:  J Parasitol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1173-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
National Veterinary Institute, Oslo, Norway.
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MeSH Terms
Cestode Infections / epidemiology,  parasitology*,  pathology,  veterinary*
Epidermis / parasitology*,  pathology
Norway / epidemiology
Salmon / parasitology*
Skin Diseases, Parasitic / epidemiology,  parasitology*,  pathology,  veterinary*

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