Dermocystidium

Dermocystidium

a protozoan parasite which causes cysts in the skin of fish and amphibians.

Dermocystidium ranae
parasitizes the grass frog (Rana temporaria).
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The fungus disease caused by Dermocystidium marinum in oysters of Chesapeake Bay.
A culture technique for the diagnosis of infections with Dermocystidium marinum Mackin, Owen and Collier in oysters.
Systemic granuloma in goldfish caused by a Dermocystidium like aetiological agent.
Samples of Rosette agent and Dermocystidium salmonis DNA were obtained from the Bodega Marine Laboratory of the University of California, Davis.
That and warmer water caused by the dams have exacerbated diseases plaguing Elwha River fish in recent years--Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, or "ick," a skin ailment, and Dermocystidium salmonis, a parasite-like cyst that attacks the fish's gills.
Recent studies found that a small subunit sequence of r DNA to be similar to that of members of the Dermocystidium genus: aquatic protistan fish parasites that belong to the DRIP clade.
Histopathology of infection of Crassostrea virginica (Gmelin) by Dermocystidium marinum Mackin, Owen, and Collier.
Infection experiments in nature with Dermocystidium marinum in Chesapeake Bay.
A review of the culture method of detecting Dermocystidium marinum with suggested modifications and precautions.
Monosiga, Diaphanoeca, Corallochytrium, Dermocystidium, Ichthyophonus, Ministeria, Nuclearia)