Lymphocystis | definition of lymphocystis by Medical dictionary
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viral (iridovirus) disease of marine finfish characterized by multiple creamy-white nodules on the skin and fins. Self-cure occurs. The nodules are benign external growths composed of hypertrophied dermal fibroblasts.
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Marker-assisted breeding of a lymphocystis
disease-resistant Japanese flounder (Paralichthys olivaceus).
All damage codes had similar recovery rates, except for the slightly lower recovery rates for those fish with net marks (5% recovered) and those showing evidence of lymphocystis
Chen (2010) Development and evaluation of a loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay for rapid detection of lymphocystis
Furthermore, the lymphocystis
disease virus, which infects the Japanese flounders Paralichthys olivaceus only replicated in its host when water temperature was around 20[degrees]C (Kitamura et al.