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dc.contributor.author Bitchava, Konstantina en_US
dc.contributor.author Xylouri, Eftychia en_US
dc.contributor.author Fragkiadaki, Eirini en_US
dc.contributor.author Athanassopoulou, en_US
dc.contributor.author Papanastassopoulou, Maria en_US
dc.contributor.author Sabatakou, Olga en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-19T20:19:32Z en_US
dc.date.available 2012-01-19T20:19:32Z en_US
dc.date.issued 2007 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Bitchava, K., Xylouri, E., Fragkiadaki, E., Athanassopoulou,, Papanastassopoulou, M., & Sabatakou, O. (2007). First incidence of clinical signs of nodavirus infection in sea bream, Sparus auratus L. The Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - Bamidgeh, 59(1), 3-9. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0792-156X en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10524/19202 en_US
dc.description.abstract The causal agent of viral encephalopathy and retinopathy in fish is an RNA virus known as nodavirus, a member of the Nodaviridae family. According to published data, sea bream (Sparus aurata L.) that are infected with the virus show no clinical signs and are considered an asympto- matic carrier. In this paper we report for the first time a clinical case of nodavirus in commercially reared sea bream. Fish with clinical signs underwent necropsy and routine microbiological, para- sitological, and histopathological examination. The virus was detected by RT-PCR and isolated in SSN-1 cell cultures. The results described in this study demonstrate the presence of a nodavirus agent that can infect sea bream in sea water, causing a disease similar to that observed in marine sea bass but with lower mortality and milder neurological signs. Histopathological lesions were also similar to those observed in sea bass infected with nodavirus. en_US
dc.format.extent 7 pages en_US
dc.publisher Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - BAMIGDEH en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries The Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - Bamidgeh en_US
dc.subject sea bream, nodavirus, nervous clinical signs en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Fish culture--Israel--Periodicals. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Fish culture--Periodicals. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Aquaculture--Israel--Periodicals. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Aquaculture--Periodicals. en_US
dc.title First incidence of clinical signs of nodavirus infection in sea bream, Sparus auratus L en_US

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