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Volume 3, Number 2—June 1997


The Rickettsia: an Emerging Group of Pathogens in Fish

John L. FryerComments to Author  and Michael J. Mauel
Author affiliations: Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA

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Table 2

Piscirickettsia salmonis LF-89T observed in and/or isolated from fish

Fish Host Species Geo.Location Salt Fresh Water Obs./Iso. Ref.
Coho salmon
(Oncorhynchus kisutch) Chile Sa Ic 6
Rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss) Chile S O/Id 9
Chinook salmon
(Oncorhynchus tshawytscha)
Atlantic salmon
(Salmo salar)
Chinook salmon British Columbia S O/I 11
Atlantic salmon Canada
Coho salmon
Pink salmon
(Oncorhynchus gorbuscha)
Atlantic salmon Ireland S Oe 13
Atlantic salmon Norway S O/I 12
Coho salmon Chile Fb I 18
Rainbow trout

a S = Host fish collected from salt water
b F = Host fish collected from fresh water
c I = Isolated in cell culture

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