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An examination of environmental factors associated with Myxobolus cerebralis infection of wild trout in Pennsylvania

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Adam J. Kaeser, Charlotte Rasmussen, and William E. Sharpe, 2006, An examination of environmental factors associated with Myxobolus cerebralis infection of wild trout in Pennsylvania: Journal of Aquatic Animal Health, v. 18, iss. 2.

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Salmonid whirling disease, caused by the myxosporean parasite Myxobolus cerebralis, was first observed in the United States in 1956 in central Pennsylvania. The parasite was subsequently discovered at several culture facilities throughout the state, and widespread distribution of this parasite via the stocking of subclinically infected brook trout Salvelinus fontinalis, rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss, and brown trout Salmo trutta has been assumed. Although no monitoring of wild populations occurred until the late 1970s, it is a common belief that epizootics of whirling disease, now realized in the Intermountain West, are unlikely to have occurred in Pennsylvania. We conducted a review of historical information and a synoptic survey [...]

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