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- Sousa, Ricardo Luiz Moro de, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Aquaculture 2020 v.516 pp. 734575
- DNA; Frog virus 3; Lithobates catesbeianus; adults; bullfrogs; farms; genes; kidneys; liver; pathogens; phylogeny; polymerase chain reaction; reptiles; sequence analysis; spleen; tadpoles; Brazil
- ... The objective of this study was to perform the molecular diagnosis of ranavirus Frog virus 3 (FV3) in bullfrogs (Lithobates catesbeianus) obtained from frog farms in the central-southern region of Brazil. From each frog farm, we collected adult animals with a mean weight of 120 g ± 8.0 and tadpoles with a mean weight of 7 g ± 1.2, totaling 235 animals. For the diagnosis, liver, kidney and spleen s ...