Experimental Pathogenesis of Lymphocystis in the Plaice (Pleuronectes Platessa)

  • Ronald J. Roberts


The experimental pathogenesis of Lymphocystis disease in the plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) is described. The lesions developed slowly over 3/4 months at 10°C and there was evidence of both serum antibody and cell-mediated immunity prior to resolution.


Pigment Cell Fibrous Stroma Pleuronectes Platessa White Crappie Marine Flatfish 


Es wird die experimentelle Pathogenese der Lymphocystiskrankheit der Scholle (Pleuronectes platessa) beschrieben. Die Geschwülste entwickelten sich langsam, über etwa drei Wochen hin, bei 10°C. Vor der Heilung gab es Anhaltspunkte sowohl Antikorperproduktion Hals auch zelluläre Immunität.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ronald J. Roberts
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  1. 1.Unit of Aquatic PathobiologyUniversity of StirlingScotland, UK

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