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- Bahadir Koca, Seval, et al. Show all 10 Authors
- Freshwater biology 2014 v.59 no.5 pp. 918-929
- Amphipoda; Aphanomyces astaci; DNA; Eriocheir sinensis; Isopoda; Mysidacea; crabs; crayfish; genotype; host range; hyphae; internal transcribed spacers; lakes; microsatellite repeats; parasites; pathogens; plague; quantitative polymerase chain reaction; screening; Sweden
- ... The oomycete Aphanomyces astaci is generally considered a parasite specific to freshwater crayfish, and it has become known as the crayfish plague pathogen. Old experimental work that reported transmission of crayfish plague to the Chinese mitten crab Eriocheir sinensis, and the ability of A. astaci to grow in non‐decapod crustaceans, has never been tested properly. We re‐evaluated the host range ...