Ichthyophthirius

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Ichthyophthirius

a genus of protozoan parasites in the phylum Ciliophora.

Ichthyophthirius multifiliis
causes white spot disease or Ich in freshwater fish in aquariums and hatcheries. Characterized by white nodules on the skin; these may coalesce and cause sloughing of the skin and many affected fish die. Also affects the gills leading to respiratory distress.
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Ichthyophthirius multifiliis is a highly studied species especially with regard to its life cycle, epidemiological aspects, elements involved in the greater susceptibility of some fish species and in effectiveness of treatments and prevention.
En el presente estudio se hallaron tres especies de protozoos (Piscinodinium pillulare, Ichthyophthirius multifiliis y Trichodina sp).
Ichthyophthirius multifiliis is one of the biggest responsible for significant economic losses in fish farms worldwide (28).
Seasonality of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis in the Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) Farms of the Eastern Black Sea Region of Turkey, Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 5: 2327.
For example, transgenic Tetrahymena expressing Ichthyophthirius multifiliis i-antigen protein on their surface are effective vehicles for vaccination of freshwater fish against infection by I.
Effects of a medicated food containing malachite green on Ichthyophthirius multifiliis Fouquet 1876 (Hymenostomatida, Ciliophora) in an ornamental fish.
In this study, we examined the effects of various concentrations of phloxine B on Tetrahymena pyriformis, a closely related protozoan to the Ichthyophthirius multifiliis a more pathogenic species that reeks havoc on fish farming.
5); Ichthyophthirius multifiliis Fouquest 1876 infection on gills was 43.