Mycopathologia et mycologia applicata

, Volume 43, Issue 3–4, pp 347–353 | Cite as

The effects of culture media on Saprolegnia antigens

  • Madeline Hodkinson
  • Alan Hunter


In a previous paper (Hodkinson &Hunter, 1970a) we reported that salmon, suffering from a disease called ulcerative dermal necrosis, appeared to have precipitating antibodies to the mycelium of a fungus associated with their diseased skin lesions. This was confirmed when antigens were prepared from pure cultures of the fungus, a species ofSaprolegnia (Hodkinson &Hunter, 1970b). In this paper we describe the effects of culture media on the antigenicity ofSaprolegnia mycelium, as detected by double gel diffusion with salmon sera.


Skin Lesion Pure Culture Diseased Skin Saprolegnia Dermal Necrosis 
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© Dr. W. Junk N.V. 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • Madeline Hodkinson
  • Alan Hunter
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiologySalford UniversityEngland

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