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Natural exposure of sentinel rainbow trout to Myxobolus cerebralis
Entry ID: MSU_8

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Abstract: Juvenile rainbow trout fry were exposed in sentinel cages for 14 days at four sites on the Lostine River (Oregon) during intervals from July 1998 to November 1999. Recovered fish were assayed by the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) for the presence of M. cerebralis DNA (indicated by % positive). A subsample of exposed fish were returned to the laboratory for five months of observation. The severity ... View entire text

Purpose: This study was conducted in the Lostine River because infected fish were first reported there. The overall project investigated the potential for M. cerebralis to impact resident and anadromous salmonids in this region.

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  N: 45.48   S: 45.19   E: -113.45   W: -117.46

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DIF Creation Date: 2007-03-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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