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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2008 Vol.9 No.7 P.578~581

http://doi.org/10.1631/jzus.B0720009


White-spot disease of Chinese soft-shelled turtles (Trionyx sinens) caused by Paecilomyces lilacinus


Author(s):  Xiao-liang LI, Chu-long ZHANG, Wei-huan FANG, Fu-cheng LIN

Affiliation(s):  Zhejiang Provincial Key Laboratory of Preventive Veterinary Medicine, Institute of Preventive Veterinary Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310029, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   fuchenglin@zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  White-spot disease, Chinese soft-shelled turtles, Paecilomyces lilacinus, Zhejiang


Xiao-liang LI, Chu-long ZHANG, Wei-huan FANG, Fu-cheng LIN. White-spot disease of Chinese soft-shelled turtles (Trionyx sinens) caused by Paecilomyces lilacinus[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2008, 9(7): 578~581.

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Abstract: 
chinese soft-shelled turtles (Trionyx sinens) in culture farms using an artificial warming system in zhejiang, China, often show typical signs of white-spot disease such as white spots on their bodies, skin lesions, anorexia and eventually death. The sick turtles were mostly 5~80 g in weight. A suspected fungal pathogen was isolated from the sick turtles and verified as Paecilomyces lilacinus by sequence analysis of the internal transcribed spacer (ITS) of its ribosomal DNA (rDNA). Detailed morphological examinations were also conducted to confirm the white-spot disease.

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