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Volume 16, Number 12—December 2010


Freshwater Aquaculture Nurseries and Infection of Fish with Zoonotic Trematodes, Vietnam

Van Thi PhanComments to Author , Annette Kjær Ersbøll, Thanh Thi Nguyen, Khue Viet Nguyen, Ha Thi Nguyen, Darwin Murrell, and Anders Dalsgaard
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Research Institute for Aquaculture No.1, Bac Ninh, Vietnam (V.T. Phan, K.V. Nguyen, H.T. Nguyen); University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark (A.K. Ersbøll); Vinh University, Vinh, Vietnam (T.T. Nguyen); University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark; (V.T. Phan, D. Murrell, A. Dalsgaard)

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Table 2

Fishborne zoonotic trematode infections among juvenile fish in nurseries, northern Vietnam*

Province and fish age No. FZT-infected/total no. (%)
797/2,524 (31.6)
Nam Dinh 448/1,761 (25.4)
Ninh Binh
349/763 (45.7)
Fish age
1-week-old juveniles 197/1,395 (14.1)
4-week-old juveniles 277/570 (48.6)
Overwintered juveniles 323/559 (57.8)

*FZT, fishborne zoonotic trematode.

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