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- Nakayasu, Chihaya, et al. Show all 10 Authors
- Aquaculture 2019 v.513 pp. 734433
- Pinctada fucata; Spirochaeta; animal diseases; bacteria; epidemiological studies; genes; heart; hemocytes; mortality; muscles; oysters; pathogens; quantitative polymerase chain reaction; rearing; seasonal variation; tissues; water temperature; Japan
- ... Since the 1990s, Akoya oyster disease (AOD) associated with reddish browning of the soft tissues and mortality of cultured pearl oyster, Pinctada fucata (Gould), has been occurring in the western part of Japan. Although transmission experiments suggested that the disease is infectious, the causative agent has not been identified. Previous studies suggested that a member of the Spirochaeta cause AO ...