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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 1

Unidentified rickettsialike organisms observed in and/or isolated from fish

Fish host species Geo. location Salt/Fresh Water Obs./Iso. Ref.
(Tetrodon fahaka) Egypt Fa Oc 1
Rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss) Europe F Id 2
(Callionymus lyra) Wales Sb O 5
Masu salmon
(Oncorhynchus masou)e Chile S O
Mozambique tilapia
(Oreochromis mossambicus) Taiwan S & F I 15
Nile tilapia
(O. niloticus)
Blue tilapia
(O. aureus)
Redbelly tilapia
(Tilapia zillii)
Wami tilapia
(T. hornorum)
Blue-eyed plecostomus
(Panaque suttoni) Colombia F O 16
Atlantic salmon
(Salmo salar) Chile F I 19
Sea bass
(Dicentrarchus labrax) France S O 17

aF = Host collected from fresh water
bS = Host collected from salt water
cO = Observed only
dI = Isolated in cell culture
eSandra Bravo, Puerto Montt, Chile

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