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In vitro culture of the flagellate protozoan Hexamita salmonis

October 6, 2015

Trophozoites of Hexamita salmonis, asserted pathogen of juvenile salmonid fishes, were isolated from two species of Pacific salmon hosts and cultured repeatedly in an organic medium saturated with nitrogen. Primary isolates and serial subcultures usually exhibited five- to tenfold population increases per passage.

Citation Information

Publication Year 1963
Title In vitro culture of the flagellate protozoan <i>Hexamita salmonis</i>
DOI 10.1126/science.140.3564.290
Authors J. R. Uzmann, S.H. Hayduk
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Science
Series Number
Index ID 70161191
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Western Fisheries Research Center