Ichthyophthirius

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  1. Lin D, Hua Y, Zhang Q, Xu D, Fu Y, Liu Y, et al. Evaluation of medicated feeds with antiparasitical and immune-enhanced Chinese herbal medicines against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis in grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idellus). Parasitol Res. 2016;115:2473-83 pubmed publisher
    ..food fish due to its carcinogenic and teratogenic effects on human, the search of alternative drug to treat Ichthyophthirius multifiliis becomes urgent...
  2. Fu Y, Wang B, Zhang Q, Xu D, Lin D, Yang X, et al. Combined effects of Chinese medicine feed and ginger extract bath on co-infection of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis and Dactylogyrus ctenopharyngodonid in grass carp. Parasitol Res. 2017;116:2017-2025 pubmed publisher
    Dactylogyrus ctenopharyngodonid and Ichthyophthirius multifiliis are two important ectoparasites of freshwater fish. Co-infection by the two parasites leads to high fish mortality and results in heavy economic losses...
  3. Liu Y, Zhang Q, Xu D, Fu Y, Lin D, Zhou S, et al. Antiparasitic efficacy of curcumin from Curcuma longa against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis in grass carp. Vet Parasitol. 2017;236:128-136 pubmed publisher
    b>Ichthyophthirius multifiliis is a ciliated parasite that elicits great economic losses in aquaculture...
  4. de Francisco P, Melgar L, Diaz S, Martín González A, Gutiérrez J. The Tetrahymena metallothionein gene family: twenty-one new cDNAs, molecular characterization, phylogenetic study and comparative analysis of the gene expression under different abiotic stressors. BMC Genomics. 2016;17:346 pubmed publisher
    ..A new CuMT from a Tetrahymena-related species Ichthyophthirius multifiliis was also included in this general analysis...
  5. Soares B, Neves L, Ferreira D, Oliveira M, Chaves F, Chagas E, et al. Antiparasitic activity, histopathology and physiology of Colossoma macropomum (tambaqui) exposed to the essential oil of Lippia sidoides (Verbenaceae). Vet Parasitol. 2017;234:49-56 pubmed publisher
    ..sidoides. These therapeutic baths were not efficient against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, and monogenoideans present in the gills of C. macropomum...
  6. Wu Z, Ling F, Song C, Chen W, Wang G. Effects of oral administration of whole plants of Artemisia annua on Ichthyophthirius multifiliis and Aeromonas hydrophila after parasitism by I. multifiliis. Parasitol Res. 2017;116:91-97 pubmed
    Since the use of malachite green was banned, it is desirable to search for alternative drug to control Ichthyophthirius multifiliis infection...
  7. Yao J, Yuan X, Xu Y, Yin W, Lin L, Pan X, et al. Live recombinant Lactococcus lactis vaccine expressing immobilization antigen (i-Ag) for protection against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis in goldfish. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2016;58:302-308 pubmed publisher
    The parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Ich) has been reported in various freshwater fishes worldwide and results in severe losses to both food and aquarium fish production...
  8. von Gersdorff Jørgensen L. Infection and immunity against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis in zebrafish (Danio rerio). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2016;57:335-339 pubmed publisher
    b>Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, causing white spot disease, is a serious pathogen in aquaculture as well as for the ornamental fish industry...
  9. Chi H, Taik P, Foley E, Racicot A, Gray H, Guzzetta K, et al. High genetic diversities between isolates of the fish parasite Cryptocaryon irritans (Ciliophora) suggest multiple cryptic species. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2017;112:47-52 pubmed publisher
    ..28% for 1582 nucleotide positions). The divergence is much greater than that detected in Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, the ciliate protozoan causing freshwater white spot disease in fish, where intraspecies ..
  10. von Gersdorff Jørgensen L. The dynamics of neutrophils in zebrafish (Danio rerio) during infection with the parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2016;55:159-64 pubmed publisher
    b>Ichthyophthirius multifiliis is a ciliated protozoan parasite infecting the skin and gills of freshwater fish. Neutrophils are attracted to the infection sites, as a part of the innate immune response...

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  1. Lin D, Hua Y, Zhang Q, Xu D, Fu Y, Liu Y, et al. Evaluation of medicated feeds with antiparasitical and immune-enhanced Chinese herbal medicines against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis in grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idellus). Parasitol Res. 2016;115:2473-83 pubmed publisher
    ..food fish due to its carcinogenic and teratogenic effects on human, the search of alternative drug to treat Ichthyophthirius multifiliis becomes urgent...
  2. Fu Y, Wang B, Zhang Q, Xu D, Lin D, Yang X, et al. Combined effects of Chinese medicine feed and ginger extract bath on co-infection of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis and Dactylogyrus ctenopharyngodonid in grass carp. Parasitol Res. 2017;116:2017-2025 pubmed publisher
    Dactylogyrus ctenopharyngodonid and Ichthyophthirius multifiliis are two important ectoparasites of freshwater fish. Co-infection by the two parasites leads to high fish mortality and results in heavy economic losses...
  3. Liu Y, Zhang Q, Xu D, Fu Y, Lin D, Zhou S, et al. Antiparasitic efficacy of curcumin from Curcuma longa against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis in grass carp. Vet Parasitol. 2017;236:128-136 pubmed publisher
    b>Ichthyophthirius multifiliis is a ciliated parasite that elicits great economic losses in aquaculture...
  4. de Francisco P, Melgar L, Diaz S, Martín González A, Gutiérrez J. The Tetrahymena metallothionein gene family: twenty-one new cDNAs, molecular characterization, phylogenetic study and comparative analysis of the gene expression under different abiotic stressors. BMC Genomics. 2016;17:346 pubmed publisher
    ..A new CuMT from a Tetrahymena-related species Ichthyophthirius multifiliis was also included in this general analysis...
  5. Soares B, Neves L, Ferreira D, Oliveira M, Chaves F, Chagas E, et al. Antiparasitic activity, histopathology and physiology of Colossoma macropomum (tambaqui) exposed to the essential oil of Lippia sidoides (Verbenaceae). Vet Parasitol. 2017;234:49-56 pubmed publisher
    ..sidoides. These therapeutic baths were not efficient against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, and monogenoideans present in the gills of C. macropomum...
  6. Wu Z, Ling F, Song C, Chen W, Wang G. Effects of oral administration of whole plants of Artemisia annua on Ichthyophthirius multifiliis and Aeromonas hydrophila after parasitism by I. multifiliis. Parasitol Res. 2017;116:91-97 pubmed
    Since the use of malachite green was banned, it is desirable to search for alternative drug to control Ichthyophthirius multifiliis infection...
  7. Yao J, Yuan X, Xu Y, Yin W, Lin L, Pan X, et al. Live recombinant Lactococcus lactis vaccine expressing immobilization antigen (i-Ag) for protection against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis in goldfish. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2016;58:302-308 pubmed publisher
    The parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Ich) has been reported in various freshwater fishes worldwide and results in severe losses to both food and aquarium fish production...
  8. von Gersdorff Jørgensen L. Infection and immunity against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis in zebrafish (Danio rerio). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2016;57:335-339 pubmed publisher
    b>Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, causing white spot disease, is a serious pathogen in aquaculture as well as for the ornamental fish industry...
  9. Chi H, Taik P, Foley E, Racicot A, Gray H, Guzzetta K, et al. High genetic diversities between isolates of the fish parasite Cryptocaryon irritans (Ciliophora) suggest multiple cryptic species. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2017;112:47-52 pubmed publisher
    ..28% for 1582 nucleotide positions). The divergence is much greater than that detected in Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, the ciliate protozoan causing freshwater white spot disease in fish, where intraspecies ..
  10. von Gersdorff Jørgensen L. The dynamics of neutrophils in zebrafish (Danio rerio) during infection with the parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2016;55:159-64 pubmed publisher
    b>Ichthyophthirius multifiliis is a ciliated protozoan parasite infecting the skin and gills of freshwater fish. Neutrophils are attracted to the infection sites, as a part of the innate immune response...
  11. Jørgensen L. The fish parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis - Host immunology, vaccines and novel treatments. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2017;67:586-595 pubmed publisher
    b>Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, the causative agent of white spot disease (ichthyophthiriasis) is a major burden for fish farmers and aquarists globally...
  12. Mahmoud M, Abdelsalam M, Mahdy O, El Miniawy H, Ahmed Z, Osman A, et al. Infectious bacterial pathogens, parasites and pathological correlations of sewage pollution as an important threat to farmed fishes in Egypt. Environ Pollut. 2016;219:939-948 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, two protozoan parasites (Mxyoboulus tilapiae and Ichthyophthirius multifilis) were also recorded...
  13. Yao J, Xu Y, Yuan X, Yin W, Yang G, Lin L, et al. Proteomic analysis of differentially expressed proteins in the two developmental stages of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. Parasitol Res. 2017;116:637-646 pubmed publisher
    b>Ichthyophthirius is a severe disease of farmed freshwater fish caused by the parasitic ciliate Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Ich)...
  14. Findly R, Niagro F, Dickerson H. The expressed TCRβ CDR3 repertoire is dominated by conserved DNA sequences in channel catfish. Dev Comp Immunol. 2017;68:26-33 pubmed publisher
    ..T cells in outbred channel catfish before and after an immunizing infection with the parasitic protozoan Ichthyophthirius multifiliis...
  15. de Castro Nizio D, Fujimoto R, Maria A, Carneiro P, França C, da Costa Sousa N, et al. Essential oils of Varronia curassavica accessions have different activity against white spot disease in freshwater fish. Parasitol Res. 2018;117:97-105 pubmed publisher
    ..the antiprotozoal activity of essential oils from Varronia curassavica accessions against different stages of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis...
  16. Tavares Dias M, Neves L. Diversity of parasites in wild Astronotus ocellatus (Perciformes, Cichlidae), an ornamental and food fish in Brazil. An Acad Bras Cienc. 2017;89:2305-2315 pubmed publisher
    ..Nine taxa of ecto- and endo-parasites were identified, but Ichthyophthirius multifiliis was the dominant species, while Piscinoodinium pillulare, Clinostomum marginatum and Argulus ..
  17. Baldissera M, Souza C, Doleski P, Monteiro S, da Silva A, Baldisserotto B. Serum adenosine deaminase and xanthine oxidase activities in silver catfish naturally infected with Ichthyophthirius multifiliis: The influence of these enzymes on inflammatory and oxidative status. J Fish Dis. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    ..ADA and XO activities in the inflammatory and oxidative status of silver catfish naturally infected with Ichthyophthirius multifiliis...
  18. Tian F, Tong C, Feng C, Wanghe K, Zhao K. Transcriptomic profiling of Tibetan highland fish (Gymnocypris przewalskii) in response to the infection of parasite ciliate Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2017;70:524-535 pubmed publisher
    ..G. przewalskii is highly susceptible to the infection of a parasite, Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, in the artificial propagation and breeding. To better understand the host immune reaction to I...
  19. Cid N, Sánchez Granel M, Montes M, Elguero M, Nudel C, Nusblat A. Phylogenomic analysis of integral diiron membrane histidine motif-containing enzymes in ciliates provides insights into their function and evolutionary relationships. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2017;114:1-13 pubmed publisher
    ..albeit with large differences in number among the ciliates: 11 sequences in Euplotes octocarinatus, 7 in Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, 13 in Oxytricha trifallax, 18 in Stylonychia lemnae, 25 in Tetrahymena thermophila, 31 in ..
  20. Xu D, Moreira G, Shoemaker C, Zhang D, Beck B. Expression of immune genes in systemic and mucosal immune tissues of channel catfish vaccinated with live theronts of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2017;66:540-547 pubmed publisher
    Ichthyophthiriasis caused by Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Ich) has a worldwide distribution and affects most freshwater fishes...
  21. Tavares Dias M, Oliveira M. Structure of parasites community in Chaetobranchopsis orbicularis (Cichlidae), a host from the Amazon River system in northern Brazil. Parasitol Res. 2017;116:2313-2319 pubmed publisher
    ..In 32 fish examined, 902,551 parasites were collected, including Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, Piscinoodinium pillulare, Sciadicleithrum geophagi, Posthodiplostomum sp...
  22. Baldissera M, Souza C, Baldisserotto B. Ichthyophthirius multifiliis impairs splenic enzymes of the phosphoryl transfer network in naturally infected Rhamdia quelen: effects on energetic homeostasis. Parasitol Res. 2018;117:413-418 pubmed publisher
    ..transfer network in splenic tissue linked with the pathogenesis of silver catfish naturally infected with Ichthyophthirius multifiliis...
  23. Yu Y, Liu Y, Li H, Dong S, Wang Q, Huang Z, et al. Polymeric immunoglobulin receptor in dojo loach (Misgurnus anguillicaudatus): Molecular characterization and expression analysis in response to bacterial and parasitic challenge. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2018;73:175-184 pubmed publisher
    ..Two infection models of the loach with bacteria (Aeromonas hydrophila) and parasite (Ichthyophthirius multifiliis) were constructed for the first time...
  24. Dickerson H, Findly R. Vertebrate Adaptive Immunity-Comparative Insights from a Teleost Model. Front Immunol. 2017;8:1379 pubmed publisher
    The channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) and the ciliated protozoan parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis are used to study pathogen-specific protective immunity...