epitheliocystis

epitheliocystis

disease of aquarium and marine fish caused by a Chlamydia or Chlamydia-like organism and characterized by small vesicles in the epidermal cells of the gills and skin.
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A novel agent (Endozoicomonas elysicolu) responsible for epitheliocystis in cobia Rachycentrum canadum larvae.
A survey of epitheliocystis disease in farmed Nile tilapia (Linnaeus, 1758) in Brazil.
Molecular characterization of "Candidatus Parilichlamydia carangidicola," a novel Chlamydia-like epitheliocystis agent in yellowtail kingfish, Seriola lalandi (Valenciennes), and the proposal of a new family, "Candidatus Parilichlamydiaceae" fam.