Experimental Pathogenesis of Lymphocystis in the Plaice (Pleuronectes Platessa)

  • Ronald J. Roberts


The experimental pathogenesis of Lymphocystis disease in the plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) is described. The lesions developed slowly over 3/4 months at 10°C and there was evidence of both serum antibody and cell-mediated immunity prior to resolution.


Pigment Cell Fibrous Stroma Pleuronectes Platessa White Crappie Marine Flatfish 
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Es wird die experimentelle Pathogenese der Lymphocystiskrankheit der Scholle (Pleuronectes platessa) beschrieben. Die Geschwülste entwickelten sich langsam, über etwa drei Wochen hin, bei 10°C. Vor der Heilung gab es Anhaltspunkte sowohl Antikorperproduktion Hals auch zelluläre Immunität.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ronald J. Roberts
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  1. 1.Unit of Aquatic PathobiologyUniversity of StirlingScotland, UK

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