Ichthyophthirius multifiliis

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  1. doi Fish immunity and parasite infections: from innate immunity to immunoprophylactic prospects
    Pilar Alvarez-Pellitero
    Instituto de Acuicultura de Torre de la Sal, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Torre de la Sal s n, 12595 Ribera de Cabanes, Castellon, Spain
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 126:171-98. 2008
  2. ncbi Immunisation of channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, with Ichthyophthirius multifiliis immobilisation antigens elicits serotype-specific protection
    Xuting Wang
    Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 7371, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 13:337-50. 2002
  3. ncbi Cutaneous immune responses in the common carp detected using transcript analysis
    Santiago Fernandez Gonzalez
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Laboratory for Fish Diseases, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Stigbøjlen 7, DK 1870 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Mol Immunol 44:1664-79. 2007
  4. ncbi Characterization of histone H3/H4 gene region and phylogenetic affinity of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis based on H4 DNA sequence variation
    R A Van Den Bussche
    Department of Zoology, Oklahoma State University, 430 LSW, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74708, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 14:461-8. 2000
  5. doi Efficacy of in-feed probiotics against Aeromonas bestiarum and Ichthyophthirius multifiliis skin infections in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss, Walbaum)
    N Pieters
    School of Life Sciences, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, UK
    J Appl Microbiol 105:723-32. 2008
  6. ncbi [Application of peracetic acid for the treatment of juvenile sander (Sander lucioperca) during Ichthyophthirius multifiliis infestation]
    T Meinelt
    Leibniz lnstitut für Gewässerökologie und Binnenfischerei Berlin
    Dtsch Tierarztl Wochenschr 114:244-51. 2007
  7. ncbi Parasitic fauna of eight species of ornamental freshwater fish species from the middle Negro River in the Brazilian Amazon Region
    Marcos Tavares-Dias
    Laboratório de Aquicultura e Pesca, EMBRAPA Amapá, Rodovia Juscelino Kubitschek, km 5, 2600, CP 10, CEP 68903 419, Macapá AP, Brazil
    Rev Bras Parasitol Vet 19:103-7. 2010
  8. ncbi Effect of lectins on the invasion of Ichthyophthirius theront to channel catfish tissue
    D H Xu
    United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, Auburn, Alabama 36831, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 45:115-20. 2001
  9. ncbi Enzyme cytochemistry of the alveolar sacs and golgian-like cisternae in the ciliate Ichthyophthirius multifiliis
    A Lobo-da-Cunha
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Oporto, Porto, Portugal
    J Protozool 37:206-11. 1990
  10. doi Outbreaks of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis in redtail barbs Barbus haasi in a Mediterranean stream during drought
    A Maceda-Veiga
    Departament de Biologia Animal, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Avda, Diagonal 645, E 08028 Barcelona, Spain
    J Aquat Anim Health 21:189-94. 2009

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  1. ICTALURUS PUNCTATUS--A MODEL TO STUDY MUCOSAL IMMUNITY
    JOANNE MAKI; Fiscal Year: 2002
  2. Boris Striepen; Fiscal Year: 2016
  3. Overexpression of membrane proteins in Tetrahymena
    THEODORE CLARK; Fiscal Year: 2006
  4. Forward Genetics in Tetrahymena: Cloning by Complementation
    ROBERT COYNE; Fiscal Year: 2008

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  1. doi Fish immunity and parasite infections: from innate immunity to immunoprophylactic prospects
    Pilar Alvarez-Pellitero
    Instituto de Acuicultura de Torre de la Sal, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Torre de la Sal s n, 12595 Ribera de Cabanes, Castellon, Spain
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 126:171-98. 2008
    ..Gene expression was generally higher in the target tissues for some skin and gill parasites, as Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, Neoparamoeba spp...
  2. ncbi Immunisation of channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, with Ichthyophthirius multifiliis immobilisation antigens elicits serotype-specific protection
    Xuting Wang
    Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 7371, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 13:337-50. 2002
    Surface immobilisation antigens (i-antigens) were purified from two strains of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (NY1 and G5) that represent different i-antigen serotypes, namely A and D, respectively...
  3. ncbi Cutaneous immune responses in the common carp detected using transcript analysis
    Santiago Fernandez Gonzalez
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Laboratory for Fish Diseases, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Stigbøjlen 7, DK 1870 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Mol Immunol 44:1664-79. 2007
    ..infection, two cDNA libraries were constructed from carp skin sampled at 3 and 72h after infection with Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. In a total of 3500 expressed sequence tags (ESTs) we identified 82 orthologues of genes of immune ..
  4. ncbi Characterization of histone H3/H4 gene region and phylogenetic affinity of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis based on H4 DNA sequence variation
    R A Van Den Bussche
    Department of Zoology, Oklahoma State University, 430 LSW, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74708, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 14:461-8. 2000
    We sequenced the amino-terminal third of the histone H3 and H4 genes and the intergenic region from Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. Fourteen recombinant clones of 646 bp were sequenced and the level of sequence variation detected among ..
  5. doi Efficacy of in-feed probiotics against Aeromonas bestiarum and Ichthyophthirius multifiliis skin infections in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss, Walbaum)
    N Pieters
    School of Life Sciences, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, UK
    J Appl Microbiol 105:723-32. 2008
    The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of in-feed probiotics as a preventive measure against skin infections caused by Aeromonas bestiarum and Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Ich) in rainbow trout.
  6. ncbi [Application of peracetic acid for the treatment of juvenile sander (Sander lucioperca) during Ichthyophthirius multifiliis infestation]
    T Meinelt
    Leibniz lnstitut für Gewässerökologie und Binnenfischerei Berlin
    Dtsch Tierarztl Wochenschr 114:244-51. 2007
    White spot disease caused by the ciliate protozoan parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (I. m.), is one of the most dangerous diseases in aquaculture and ornamental fish breeding worldwide...
  7. ncbi Parasitic fauna of eight species of ornamental freshwater fish species from the middle Negro River in the Brazilian Amazon Region
    Marcos Tavares-Dias
    Laboratório de Aquicultura e Pesca, EMBRAPA Amapá, Rodovia Juscelino Kubitschek, km 5, 2600, CP 10, CEP 68903 419, Macapá AP, Brazil
    Rev Bras Parasitol Vet 19:103-7. 2010
    ..The highest prevalence rate was for Monogenea (36.7%), followed by Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Ciliophora) (20.6%), Trichodina spp. (Ciliophora) (4.0%), Piscinoodinium pillulare (Dinoflagellida) (1...
  8. ncbi Effect of lectins on the invasion of Ichthyophthirius theront to channel catfish tissue
    D H Xu
    United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, Auburn, Alabama 36831, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 45:115-20. 2001
    This study determined the effects of lectin binding to theronts of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis on theront immobilization, invasion, trophont development and survival in channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus excised fins in vitro...
  9. ncbi Enzyme cytochemistry of the alveolar sacs and golgian-like cisternae in the ciliate Ichthyophthirius multifiliis
    A Lobo-da-Cunha
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Oporto, Porto, Portugal
    J Protozool 37:206-11. 1990
    In the cell cortex of the parasitic ciliate Ichthyophthirius multifiliis different kinds of cisternae were observed: the alveolar sacs, thick membrane cisternae and the endoplasmic reticulum...
  10. doi Outbreaks of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis in redtail barbs Barbus haasi in a Mediterranean stream during drought
    A Maceda-Veiga
    Departament de Biologia Animal, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Avda, Diagonal 645, E 08028 Barcelona, Spain
    J Aquat Anim Health 21:189-94. 2009
    ..During this period, an epizootic of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis was detected for the first time in a Mediterranean stream, with 21% prevalence in a population of ..
  11. doi Toxicity of peracetic acid (PAA) to tomonts of IIchthyophthirius multifiliis
    T Meinelt
    Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Berlin, Germany
    Dis Aquat Organ 86:51-6. 2009
    The free-living infective theront of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis historically has been thought to be the only stage susceptible to treatment...
  12. ncbi Occurrence of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis within the peritoneal cavities of infected channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus
    J L Maki
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens 30602 7386, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 44:41-5. 2001
    b>Ichthyophthirius multifiliis is a ciliated protozoan parasite that infects the skin and gills of freshwater fish. This report describes the unusual finding of I...
  13. ncbi The cellular proliferative response, humoral antibody response, and cross reactivity studies of Tetrahymena pyriformis with Ichthyophthirius multifiliis in juvenile carp (Cyprinus carpio L.)
    G Houghton
    Department of Biological Sciences, Polytechnic South West, Plymouth, England
    Dev Comp Immunol 16:301-12. 1992
    ..pyriformis, showed little evidence in support of protection using this strain of T. pyriformis. Further, antisera raised in either carp, rabbits, or rats failed to show any cross antigenicity between these two species of protozoa...
  14. doi Protective immunity of Nile tilapia against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis post-immunization with live theronts and sonicated trophonts
    De Hai Xu
    USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832 4352, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 25:124-7. 2008
    ..trials were conducted to evaluate host protection of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Ich)...
  15. ncbi The control of ichthyophthiriasis by a medicated food containing quinine: efficacy tests and ultrastructure investigations
    G Schmahl
    Lehrstuhl für Spezielle Zoologie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Germany
    Parasitol Res 82:697-705. 1996
    ..demonstrates that a medicated food containing quinine kills the skin-inhabiting trophozoite stage of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis in ornamental fish. Artificially infected swordtails...
  16. doi Antiparasitic activity of the antimicrobial peptide HbbetaP-1, a member of the beta-haemoglobin peptide family
    A J Ullal
    Department of Clinical Sciences, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA
    J Fish Dis 33:657-64. 2010
    ..of haemoglobin was recently isolated from channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, infected with Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (ich), an important freshwater fish parasite that causes ichthyophthiriosis...
  17. doi Possibilities to control Ichthyophthirius multifiliis infestation with medicated feed in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) and chub (Leuciscus cephalus)
    Ghada Abdel-Hafez
    Animal Research Health Institute, Dokki, Giza, Egypt
    Parasitol Res 113:1119-26. 2014
    ..5 (50-100 trophonts). In L. cephalus, the mortality rate was decreased from 100 to 39 ± 5 % and the infestation level from grades 4 to 2 (ten to 50 trophonts) after 10 days...
  18. doi Antiprotozoal screening of traditional medicinal plants: evaluation of crude extract of Psoralea corylifolia against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis in goldfish
    Fei Ling
    College of Animal Science and Technology, Northwest A and F University, Yangling, 712100, People s Republic of China
    Parasitol Res 112:2331-40. 2013
    b>Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (also called "ich") is an external protozoan parasite that may infest almost all freshwater fish species and caused significant economic damage to the aquaculture industry...
  19. doi Parasitism by protozoan Ichthyophthirius multifiliis enhanced invasion of Aeromonas hydrophila in tissues of channel catfish
    De Hai Xu
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    Vet Parasitol 184:101-7. 2012
    Protozoan Ichthyophthirius multifiliis Fouquet (Ich) and bacterium Aeromonas hydrophila are two common pathogens of cultured fish, which cause high fish mortality...
  20. doi Parasiticidal effects of Morus alba root bark extracts against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis infecting grass carp
    Yaowu Fu
    Institute of Hydrobiology, Jinan University, Engineering Research Center of Tropical and Subtropical Aquatic Ecological Engineering Ministry of Education, Key Laboratory of Aquatic Eutrophication and Control of Harmful Algal Blooms of Guangdong Higher Education Institutes, Guangzhou 510632, PR China
    Dis Aquat Organ 108:129-36. 2014
    b>Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Ich), an important fish parasite, can cause significant losses in aquaculture. To find efficacious drugs to control Ich, the root bark of white mulberry Morus alba was evaluated for its antiprotozoal activity...
  21. pmc Surface immobilization antigen of the parasitic ciliate Ichthyophthirius multifiliis elicits protective immunity in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)
    Xuting Wang
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 7371, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 9:176-81. 2002
    Channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) that survive infection with the parasitic ciliate Ichthyophthirius multifiliis acquire immunity to subsequent challenge and produce specific antibodies in serum that immobilize the parasite in vitro...
  22. doi Parasitological assessment in the hybrid surubim (Pseudoplatystoma reticulatum x P. corruscans), with uncommon occurrence of Monogenea parasites
    Gabriela Tomas Jerônimo
    Pós graduação em Aquicultura, Universidade Nilton Lins INPA, Centro Universitário Nilton Lins, Manaus AM, Brasil, Pós graduação em Aquicultura, Universidade Nilton Lins INPA, Manaus, AM, Brasil
    Rev Bras Parasitol Vet 25:179-86. 2016
    ..The ciliate protozoan Ichthyophthirius multifiliis and the monogeneans (Ameloblastella sp., Amphocleithrium paraguayensis, Vancleaveus ciccinus, V...
  23. doi Incomplete sterols and hopanoids pathways in ciliates: gene loss and acquisition during evolution as a source of biosynthetic genes
    Mariela L Tomazic
    Instituto de Patobiologia, Centro de Investigaciones en Ciencias Agrarias y Veterinarias CICVyA, INTA Castelar, Argentina
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 74:122-34. 2014
    ..The pre-squalene pathway, for instance, is largely present in all sequenced ciliates except in Ichthyophthirius multifiliis; although Paramecium tetraurelia lacks the squalene synthase and Oxytricha trifallax the squalene ..
  24. ncbi Effects of oral administration of whole plants of Artemisia annua on Ichthyophthirius multifiliis and Aeromonas hydrophila after parasitism by I. multifiliis
    Zhibin Wu
    College of Animal Science and Technology, Northwest A and F University, Yangling, 712100, People s Republic of China
    Parasitol Res 116:91-97. 2017
    Since the use of malachite green was banned, it is desirable to search for alternative drug to control Ichthyophthirius multifiliis infection...
  25. ncbi Parasites of native Cichlidae populations and invasive Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) in tributary of Amazonas River (Brazil)
    Luana Silva Bittencourt
    Programa de Pós graduação em Biodiversidade Tropical PPGBio, Universidade Federal do Amapá UNIFAP, Macapá, AP, Brazil
    Rev Bras Parasitol Vet 23:44-54. 2014
    ..The invasive O. niloticus was poorly parasitized having only Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, Trichodina centrostrigeata, Paratrichodina africana, Trichodina nobilis (Protozoa) and Cichlidogyrus ..
  26. doi The expressed TCRβ CDR3 repertoire is dominated by conserved DNA sequences in channel catfish
    R Craig Findly
    Department of Infectious Diseases, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA Electronic address
    Dev Comp Immunol 68:26-33. 2017
    ..cells in outbred channel catfish before and after an immunizing infection with the parasitic protozoan Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. We compared CDR3 repertoires in caudal fin before infection and at three weeks after infection, and in ..
  27. doi Expression of immune genes in skin of channel catfish immunized with live theronts of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis
    G S A Moreira
    Laboratory of Parasitology, College of Animal Science and Food Engineering, University of Sao Paulo USP, Pirassununga, Brazil
    Parasite Immunol 39:. 2017
    ..gene (RAG) in skin from channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus after immunization with live theronts of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Ich) by intraperitoneal injection...
  28. doi Immunity to Ichthyophthirius infections in fish: a synopsis
    H W Dickerson
    Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, Athens, GA 30602, United States
    Dev Comp Immunol 43:290-9. 2014
    b>Ichthyophthirius multifiliis is a ciliated protozoan parasite that infects freshwater fish...
  29. doi Antibacterial efficacy of recombinant Siganus oramin L-amino acid oxidase expressed in Pichia pastoris
    Ruijun Li
    State Key Laboratory of Biocontrol Key Laboratory of Aquatic Product Safety Sun Yat Sen University, Ministry of Education, School of Life Sciences, Sun Yat Sen University, 135 Xingang West Street, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province 510275, PR China
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 41:356-61. 2014
    ..bacteria and had a lethal effect on the parasites Cryptocaryon irritans, Trypanosoma brucei brucei and Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. In order to test whether recombinant SR-LAAO (rSR-LAAO) produced by the eukaryotic expression system ..
  30. pmc Puffy Skin Disease Is an Emerging Transmissible Condition in Rainbow Trout Oncorhynchus mykiss Walbaum
    Irene Cano
    Aquatic Animal Disease, Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Barrack Road, The Nothe, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 8UB, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 11:e0158151. 2016
    ..No consistent pathology of internal organs was observed. The parasites Ichthyophthirius multifiliis and Ichthyobodo necator were observed in skin samples of a proportion of naïve challenged fish and in ..
  31. ncbi Temperature-dependent protection against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis following immunisation of rainbow trout using live theronts
    Mojtaba Alishahi
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Section of Fish Diseases, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Stigbøjlen 7, 1870 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Dis Aquat Organ 72:269-73. 2006
    ..p.) injection using live theronts of the skin parasitic ciliate Ichthyophthirius multifiliis Fouquet, 1876 at 2 temperatures (12 and 20 degrees C), and protection against challenge infections was ..
  32. ncbi Ichthyophthirius multifiliis and Tetrahymena thermophila tolerate glyphosate but not a commercial herbicidal formulation
    K D E Everett
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 70:731-8. 2003
  33. doi Live recombinant Lactococcus lactis vaccine expressing immobilization antigen (i-Ag) for protection against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis in goldfish
    Jia yun Yao
    Agriculture Ministry Key Laboratory of Healthy Freshwater Aquaculture, Key Laboratory of Fish Health and Nutrition of Zhejiang Province, Zhejiang Institute of Freshwater Fisheries, Huzhou 313001, China Electronic address
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 58:302-308. 2016
    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...
  34. doi Treatment of ichthyophthiriasis with photodynamically active chlorophyllin
    D P Hader
    Department of Biology, Cell Biology, FAU, Neue Straße 9, Möhrendorf, Germany
    Parasitol Res 115:1509-17. 2016
    ..The main focus of the experiments was on the ciliate Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Fouquet) which is responsible for considerable losses in livestock in aquaculture...
  35. pmc Parasitic infection in various stages life of cultured Acipenser persicus
    Milad Adel
    Department of Aquatic Animal Health and Diseases, Caspian Sea Ecology Research Center, Sari, Iran
    Vet Res Forum 7:73-7. 2016
    ..However, Trichodina sp. and Ichthyophthirius multifiliis were isolated from skin of male breeders...
  36. doi Susceptibility of three strains of blue catfish, Ictalurus furcatus (Valenciennes), to Ichthyophthirius multifiliis
    D H Xu
    USDA ARS, Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    J Fish Dis 35:887-95. 2012
    ..the susceptibility of three blue catfish strains (D&B, USDA 101 and USDA 102) to the parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Ich)...
  37. ncbi Cutaneous antibody-secreting cells and B cells in a teleost fish
    Xiguang Zhao
    Department of Infectious Diseases, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Dev Comp Immunol 32:500-8. 2008
    ..Following immunization against the protozoan parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, which infects skin and gills, the number of ASC in skin increased 20-fold, indicating that the number ..
  38. doi Pathophysiology of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis infection in rainbow trout (oncorhynchus mykiss) and chub (Leuciscus cephalus)
    G Abdel-Hafez
    Animal Health Institute, Dokki, Giza, Egypt Department of Organismic Biology, University of Salzburg, Austria
    J Comp Pathol 151:394-9. 2014
    The present study investigated the effect of experimental infection with Ichthyophthirius multifiliis on physiological, immunological and metabolic parameters in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) and chub (Leuciscus cephalus)...
  39. doi Meiosis gene inventory of four ciliates reveals the prevalence of a synaptonemal complex-independent crossover pathway
    Jingyun Chi
    Department of Ecology, University of Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Germany
    Mol Biol Evol 31:660-72. 2014
    ..We found that the set of meiosis genes shared by Tetrahymena thermophila, Paramecium tetraurelia, Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, and Oxytricha trifallax is consistent with the prevalence of a Mus81-dependent class II crossover ..
  40. doi Cynatratoside-C efficacy against theronts of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, and toxicity tests on grass carp and mammal blood cells
    Yao Wu Fu
    Institute of Hydrobiology, Jinan University, Key Laboratory of Eutrophication and Red Tide Prevention of Guangdong Higher Education Institutes, Engineering Research Center of Tropical and Subtropical Aquatic Ecological Engineering Ministry of Education, Guangzhou 510632, PR China
    Dis Aquat Organ 117:13-20. 2015
    Infection by Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, a ciliated protozoan parasite, results in high fish mortality and causes severe economic losses in aquaculture. To find new, efficient anti-I...
  41. ncbi Ichthyophthiriasis in carp Cyprinus carpio: infectivity of trophonts prematurely exiting both the immune and non-immune host
    T Wahli
    Centre for Fish and Wildlife Health, University of Berne, Switzerland
    Dis Aquat Organ 36:201-7. 1999
    b>Ichthyophthirius multifiliis exposed to naturally immunised carp established short-term infections, the majority of parasites actively emerging within 2 h of entering the epidermis...
  42. doi Infection and immunity against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis in zebrafish (Danio rerio)
    Louise von Gersdorff Jørgensen
    Laboratory of Aquatic Pathobiology, Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, University of Copenhagen, Stigbøjlen 7, DK 1870, Frederiksberg C, Denmark Electronic address
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 57:335-9. 2016
    b>Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, causing white spot disease, is a serious pathogen in aquaculture as well as for the ornamental fish industry...
  43. doi Isolation of active compounds from methanol extracts of Toddalia asiatica against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis in goldfish (Carassius auratus)
    Xiao feng Shan
    College of Life Science, Jilin Agriculture University, Jilin, Changchun 130118, China
    Vet Parasitol 199:250-4. 2014
    The parasitic ciliate Ichthyophthirius multifiliis infests all species of freshwater fish and can cause severe economic losses in fish breeding...
  44. ncbi Characterization of Cryptocaryon irritans isolates from marine fishes in Mainland China by ITS ribosomal DNA sequences
    H Y Sun
    School of Life Sciences, State Key Laboratory of Biocontrol Sun Yat sen University, 135 Xingang West Street, Haizhu District, Guangzhou 510275, Guangdong Province, People s Republic of China
    Parasitol Res 99:160-6. 2006
    ..second (ITS-2) internal transcribed spacers (ITS) of nuclear ribosomal DNA (rDNA) using two isolates of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis for comparative purposes. The rDNA region including the ITS-1, 5...
  45. doi Evaluation of an antiparasitic compound extracted from Galla chinensis against fish parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis
    Qizhong Zhang
    Institute of Hydrobiology, Jinan University, Engineering Research Center of Tropical and Subtropical Aquatic Ecological Engineering Ministry of Education, Key Laboratory of Aquatic Eutrophication and Control of Harmful Algal Blooms of Guangdong Higher Education Institutes, Guangzhou 510632, PR China Electronic address
    Vet Parasitol 198:45-53. 2013
    b>Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Ich) is an important ectoparasitic ciliate that parasitizes gills and skin of freshwater fish resulting in massive mortality of fish...
  46. ncbi Cadmium effects on Ichthyophthirius: evidence for metal-sequestration in fish tissues following administration of recombinant vaccines
    Y Bisharyan
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Parasitology 126:S87-93. 2003
    ..system for recombinant vaccines against parasitic protozoa, including the common fish parasite, Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. T. thermophila cell lines expressing I...
  47. doi Copper sulfate toxicity to two isolates of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis relative to alkalinity
    David L Straus
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Harry K Dupree Stuttgart National Aquaculture Research Center, Stuttgart, Arkansas 72160, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 83:31-6. 2009
    Theronts from 2 different strains of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (AR1 and AR5) were exposed to copper sulfate (CuSO4) in waters of different total alkalinities and observed for 4 h to determine relative toxicity and kinetics of parasite ..
  48. ncbi Non-invasive detection and quantification of the parasitic ciliate Ichthyophthirius multifiliis by real-time PCR
    Olivier Jousson
    Dipartimento di Patologia Animale, Profilassi e Igiene degli Alimenti, Universita di Pisa, Via delle Piagge 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    Dis Aquat Organ 65:251-5. 2005
    The main parasitic threat to freshwater fish is the ciliate Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. We developed a real-time PCR assay using SYBR Green intercalating fluorescent dye for rapid detection and quantification of I. multifiliis...
  49. ncbi Immune responses and host protection of channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque), against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis after immunization with live theronts and sonicated trophonts
    D H Xu
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Auburn, AL 36831, USA
    J Fish Dis 27:135-41. 2004
    ..immune responses and host protection of channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque), against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Ich) were determined after immunization with live theronts and sonicated trophonts...
  50. ncbi Ichthyophthirius multifiliis infection induces massive up-regulation of serum amyloid A in carp (Cyprinus carpio)
    Santiago F Gonzalez
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Laboratory for Fish Diseases, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Stigbøjlen 7, DK 1870 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 115:172-8. 2007
    ..molecule (CL) in skin, blood and liver from Cyprinus carpio following infection with the ectoparasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. Serum amyloid A and CL were constitutively expressed in all organs evaluated while TF transcripts were ..
  51. doi Functional characterization of the 5'-upstream region of MTT5 metallothionein gene from Tetrahymena thermophila
    Alessia Formigari
    Department of Biology, University of Padova, Via Ugo Bassi 58 B, 35100 Padova, Italy
    Protist 161:71-7. 2010
    ..a reporter gene we used the previously tested IAG52B surface antigen from the protozoan fish parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. The results suggest that a region spanning between -300 bp and -274 bp, dubbed Tetrahymena thermophila ..
  52. ncbi Comparing tolerance of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis and Tetrahymena thermophila for new cryopreservation methods
    Karin D E Everett
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    J Parasitol 88:41-6. 2002
    b>Ichthyophthirius multifiliis is an obligate protozoan parasite of freshwater fishes that has a complex developmental cycle...
  53. ncbi Parasites in cultured and feral fish
    T Scholz
    Institute of Parasitology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Ceske Budejovice
    Vet Parasitol 84:317-35. 1999
    ..biology, epizootiology and control of fish parasites, including such 'evergreens' as the ciliate Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, a causative agent of white spot disease, or proliferative kidney disease (PKD), one of the most ..
  54. doi Enhanced mortality in Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus following coinfections with ichthyophthiriasis and streptococcosis
    De Hai Xu
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, Alabama 36832, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 85:187-92. 2009
    b>Ichthyophthirius multifiliis Fouquet (Ich) and Streptococcus iniae are 2 major pathogens of cultured Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus (L). Currently there is no information available for the effect of coinfection by Ich and S...
  55. pmc Developmental expression of surface antigen genes in the parasitic ciliate Ichthyophthirius multifiliis
    T G Clark
    Department of Medical Microbiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens 30602
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 89:6363-7. 1992
    A 1.2-kilobase (kb) cDNA encoding a major surface antigen of the holotrich ciliate Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (an obligate parasite of fish) has been isolated and used as a probe to examine the expression of immobilization antigen (i-..
  56. doi Effect of immunization of channel catfish with inactivated trophonts on serum and cutaneous antibody titers and survival against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis
    De Hai Xu
    USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, Auburn, AL 36832 4352, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 26:614-8. 2009
    ..channel catfish with inactivated trophonts on serum and cutaneous antibody titers and survival against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis Fouquet (Ich)...
  57. ncbi Parasitic infections in freshwater ornamental fish in Sri Lanka
    I D S I P Thilakaratne
    Veterinary Research Institute, Gannoruwa, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
    Dis Aquat Organ 54:157-62. 2003
    ..7 protozoan species (Trichodina nigra, Trichodina spp., Tetrahymena corlissi, T. pyriformis, Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, Ichthyobodo necator, Piscinoodinium spp...
  58. doi Increasing water temperature and disease risks in aquatic systems: climate change increases the risk of some, but not all, diseases
    Anssi Karvonen
    Department of Biological and Environmental Science, Centre of Excellence in Evolutionary Research, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Int J Parasitol 40:1483-8. 2010
    ..Interestingly, this pattern was observed in some of the diseases (Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, Flavobacterium columnare), whereas in the other diseases, the pattern was the opposite (Ichthyobodo ..
  59. doi B cell memory following infection and challenge of channel catfish with Ichthyophthirius multifiliis
    R Craig Findly
    Department of Infectious Diseases, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Dev Comp Immunol 39:302-11. 2013
    B cell responses in channel catfish to infection with the parasitic ciliate Ichthyophthirius multifiliis were followed for 3 years. High titers of serum IgM antibodies recognizing I...
  60. ncbi Apoptosis in Ichthyophthirius multifiliis is associated with expression of the Fas receptor of theronts
    D H Xu
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Auburn, AL 36831 0952, USA
    J Fish Dis 29:225-32. 2006
    The expression of type I membrane Fas receptors on the surface of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Ich) theronts and the possible association between Fas expression and theront apoptosis induced by the immune antibody was examined...
  61. doi Transcriptional profiling of stage specific gene expression in the parasitic ciliate Ichthyophthirius multifiliis
    Donna M Cassidy-Hanley
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, United States
    Mol Biochem Parasitol 178:29-39. 2011
    The parasitic ciliate, Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Ich), is among the most important protozoan pathogens of freshwater fish...
  62. ncbi Associations between epidermal thionin-positive cells and skin parasitic infections in brown trout Salmo trutta
    J Sigh
    Department of Veterinary Microbiology, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Dis Aquat Organ 41:135-9. 2000
    ..in the skin of brown trout fry were investigated during experimental infections with the skin parasites Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Ciliophora) and Gyrodactylus derjavini (Monogenea)...
  63. doi Parasites of Apollonia melanostoma (Pallas 1814) and Neogobius kessleri (Guenther 1861) (Osteichthyes, Gobiidae) from the Danube River in Austria
    J M Mühlegger
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, EF Molecular Phylogenetics, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    J Helminthol 84:87-92. 2010
    ..In total 12 parasite taxa were recovered. The protozoans Trichodina sp. and Ichthyophthirius multifiliis from the gills and skin; two crustacean species, Paraergasilus brevidigitus and Ergasilus sieboldi, ..
  64. pmc Approaches towards DNA vaccination against a skin ciliate parasite in fish
    Louise von Gersdorff Jørgensen
    Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 7:e48129. 2012
    ..mykiss) were immunized with plasmid DNA vaccine constructs encoding selected antigens from the parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. Two immobilization antigens (I-ags) and one cysteine protease were tested as genetic vaccine antigen ..
  65. doi Consequent effects of the great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis) predation on parasite infection and body condition of common carp (Cyprinus carpio)
    Markéta Ondračková
    Institute of Vertebrate Biology, ASCR, v v i, Květná 8, Brno, Czech Republic
    Parasitol Res 110:1487-93. 2012
    ..and Dactylogyrus spp. (Monogenea), and Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Ciliophora)...
  66. doi Enhanced susceptibility of channel catfish to the bacterium Edwardsiella ictaluri after parasitism by Ichthyophthirius multifiliis
    De Hai Xu
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    Vet Microbiol 158:216-9. 2012
    Bacterium Edwardsiella ictaluri and parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Ich) are two common pathogens of cultured fish. The objective of this study was to evaluate the susceptibility of channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus to E...
  67. pmc Expression, secretion and surface display of a human alkaline phosphatase by the ciliate Tetrahymena thermophila
    Ingo Aldag
    Cilian AG, Johann Krane Weg 42, Munster, Germany
    BMC Biotechnol 11:11. 2011
    ..Surface proteins from the parasites Ichthyophthirius multifiliis and Plasmodium falciparum and avian influenza virus antigen H5N1 were displayed on the cell membrane of ..
  68. ncbi Purification and partial characterization of immobilization antigens from Ichthyophthirius multifiliis
    T L Lin
    Fujian Academy of Agricultural Sciences, People s Republic of China
    J Protozool 39:457-63. 1992
    b>Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, a parasitic ciliate of freshwater fishes, was found to have surface antigens (Ag) which elicited immobilizing antibodies (Ab) when injected into rabbits...
  69. pmc Surface antigen cross-linking triggers forced exit of a protozoan parasite from its host
    T G Clark
    Department of Medical Microbiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 93:6825-9. 1996
    We used the common fish pathogen Ichthyophthirius multifiliis as a model for studying interactions between parasitic ciliates and their vertebrate hosts...
  70. ncbi Antiprotozoal activity of medicinal plants against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis in goldfish (Carassius auratus)
    Yang Lei Yi
    College of Science, Northwest A and F University, Yangling, Xianyang 712100, China
    Parasitol Res 111:1771-8. 2012
    ..The development of new antiprotozoal agents for the treatment of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis infections is of increasing interest...
  71. doi The anti-protozoal activity of bronopol on the key life-stages of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis Fouquet, 1876 (Ciliophora)
    Andrew P Shinn
    Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK
    Vet Parasitol 186:229-36. 2012
    ..In this study the efficacy of bronopol against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis was tested both in vitro and in vivo...
  72. doi In vitro assessment of the chemotherapeutic action of a specific hydrogen peroxide, peracetic, acetic, and peroctanoic acid-based formulation against the free-living stages of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Ciliophora)
    Sara M Picon-Camacho
    Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, FK9 4LA, Stirling, UK
    Parasitol Res 110:1029-32. 2012
    ..strategy used in freshwater aquaculture systems to control infections of the ciliate protozoan parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis Fouquet, 1876...
  73. doi The potential utility of the leopard pleco (Glyptoperichthys gibbiceps) as a biological control of the ciliate protozoan Ichthyophthirius multifiliis
    Sara M Picon-Camacho
    Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK
    Pest Manag Sci 68:557-63. 2012
    Infections of the ciliate protozoan Ichthyophthirius multifiliis Fouquet, 1876, can cause heavy mortalities in freshwater aquaculture systems...
  74. doi Ichthyophthirius multifiliis as a potential vector of Edwardsiella ictaluri in channel catfish
    De Hai Xu
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, Auburn, AL, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 329:160-7. 2012
    ..In this trial, we used Ichthyophthirius multifiliis and fluorescent Edwardsiella ictaluri as a model to study the interaction between parasite, bacterium, ..
  75. ncbi Parasite communities as indicators of recovery from pollution: parasites of roach (Rutilus rutilus) and perch (Perca fuviatilis) in central Finland
    E T Valtonen
    Department of Biological and Environmental Science, University of Jyväskylä SF 40100 Jyväskylä, Finland
    Parasitology 126:S43-52. 2003
    ..On the other side decrease of Dermocystidium percae on perch fins and Ichthyophthirius multifiliis on roach indicate increased immune responses in the fish, reflecting better water quality...
  76. pmc Development of specific PCR assays for the detection of Cryptocaryon irritans
    W Chen
    School of Life Sciences, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, People s Republic of China
    Parasitol Res 103:423-7. 2008
    ..1, Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, Pseudourostyla cristata, and Paramecium caudaium), and only C...
  77. ncbi Phylogeny of the fish parasite Ichthyophthirius and its relatives Ophryoglena and Tetrahymena (Ciliophora, Hymenostomatia) inferred from 18S ribosomal RNA sequences
    A D Wright
    Department of Zoology, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Mol Biol Evol 12:285-90. 1995
    ..the subclass Hymenostomatia were inferred from the comparisons of three new SSrRNA gene sequences from Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (1,751 bp), Ophryoglena catenula (1,748 bp), and Tetrahymena corlissi (1,753 bp)...
  78. ncbi Differences in virulence between two serotypes of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis
    Alton G Swennes
    Department of Infectious Diseases, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 69:227-32. 2006
    Naive channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus were infected by 2 isolates of the parasitic ciliate Ichthyophthirius multifiliis that differed in virulence...
  79. ncbi Serotypic variation among isolates of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis based on immobilization
    H W Dickerson
    Department of Medical Microbiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens 30602
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 40:816-20. 1993
    ..antigens could be used as biochemical markers to define strain differences in the parasitic ciliate Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. In previous studies, a wild-type isolate designated G1 was found to have surface proteins analogous to ..
  80. doi Antimicrobial peptides derived from hemoglobin are expressed in epithelium of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus, Rafinesque)
    Anirudh J Ullal
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, 4700 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    Dev Comp Immunol 32:1301-12. 2008
    ..to Hbbeta in the gill epithelium of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) in response to parasitic (Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, ich) infection...
  81. doi Acute toxicity of peracetic acid (PAA) formulations to Ichthyophthirius multifiliis theronts
    David L Straus
    USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Harry K Dupree Stuttgart National Aquaculture Research Center, P O Box 1050, Stuttgart, AR 72160, USA
    Parasitol Res 104:1237-41. 2009
    ..It has recently been suggested as a means to control infestations of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. The purpose of this study was to determine the acute toxicity of two products containing 4...
  82. ncbi Chemoattraction of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Ciliophora) theronts to host molecules
    K Buchmann
    Department of Veterinary Microbiology, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Int J Parasitol 29:1415-23. 1999
    Mechanisms in the host-finding process of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis were studied in vitro by a novel bioassay using 24-well multidishes supplied with bottom layers of agar with chemoattractants...
  83. ncbi [Antiparasitic effects of peracetic acid (PAA) against infective stages (theronts) of white spot disease, Ichthyophthirius multifiliis in vitro]
    T Meinelt
    Leibniz Lnstitut für Gewässerökologie und Binnenfischerei im hungsverbund Berlin e V
    Dtsch Tierarztl Wochenschr 114:384-7. 2007
    White spot disease, caused by the protozoan parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (I. multifiliis), invades nearly all fresh water fish species and causes huge economic losses...
  84. ncbi Evaluation of a cohabitation challenge model in immunization trials for channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis
    De Hai Xu
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, Alabama 36832, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 74:49-55. 2007
    ..This study evaluated a cohabitation challenge method in immunization trials against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Ich) using calcein, a fluorescent dye, to mark channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque)...
  85. ncbi Role of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis in the Infection of Aeromonas hydrophila
    Y J Liu
    College of Veterinary Medicine, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, 210095, China
    J Vet Med B Infect Dis Vet Public Health 51:222-4. 2004
    Aeromonas hydrophila and Ichthyophthirius multifiliis are important fish pathogens. To clarify their relationship, two host models, goldfish with trauma and those infected with I. multifiliis, were used to study infection kinetics of A...
  86. ncbi Cutaneous antibodies from channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque), immune to Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Ich) may induce apoptosis of Ich theronts
    D H Xu
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Auburn, AL 36831, USA
    J Fish Dis 28:213-20. 2005
    This study explored the existence of apoptosis (programmed cell death) in Ichthyophthirius multifiliis Fouquet (Ich) theronts and determined the effect of cutaneous antibodies in skin culture fluid from fish immune to Ich on theront ..
  87. ncbi Two year study on the infectivity of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis in channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus
    De Hai Xu
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, PO Box 952, Auburn, Alabama 36831 0952, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 59:131-4. 2004
    b>Ichthyophthirius multifiliis Fouquet (Ich) is a fish parasite that causes serious economic loss for aquaculture. A major difficulty in the maintenance of single isolates of Ich for research purposes is the loss of infectivity...
  88. doi Evaluation of continuous 4-day exposure to peracetic acid as a treatment for Ichthyophthirius multifiliis
    Eliska Sudova
    Research Institute of Fish Culture and Hydrobiology, University of South Bohemia in Ceske Budejovice, Faculty of Fisheries Protection of Water, Zatisi 728 II, Vodnany 38925, Czech Republic
    Parasitol Res 106:539-42. 2010
    The parasitic ciliate Ichthyophthirius multifiliis infests all species of freshwater fish and can cause severe economic losses in fish breeding...
  89. doi Treatment of ichthyophthiriasis in rainbow trout and common carp with common and alternative therapeutics
    Franz Lahnsteiner
    Department of Organismic Biology, University of Salzburg, Hellbrunnerstrasse 34, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
    J Aquat Anim Health 19:186-94. 2007
    ..study was to provide better knowledge about the treatment of ichthyophthiriasis (causative agent: Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, a ciliate bacteria) in rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss and common carp Cyprinus carpio...
  90. ncbi Ichthyophthirius multifiliis infection induces apoptosis in different species of Tilapia
    Abdel Hakim S El-Dien
    Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Cairo 12613, Egypt
    J Egypt Soc Parasitol 39:665-78. 2009
    The parasitic ciliate Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Ich) is one of the most important protozoan pathogens of freshwater fish worldwide...
  91. pmc Endosymbiotic bacteria in the parasitic ciliate Ichthyophthirius multifiliis
    H Y Sun
    Department of Infectious Diseases, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:7445-52. 2009
    Endosymbiotic bacteria were identified in the parasitic ciliate Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, a common pathogen of freshwater fish. PCR amplification of DNA prepared from two isolates of I...
  92. ncbi Treatment of ichthyophthiriasis after malachite green. I. Concrete tanks at salmonid farms
    Päivi Rintamäki-Kinnunen
    Department of Biology, University of Oulu, P O Box 3000, 90014 Oulu, Finland
    Dis Aquat Organ 64:69-76. 2005
    ..European countries, new alternative treatments have been tested to prevent white spot disease caused by Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. We tested formalin, potassium permanganate (KMnO4), chloramine-T, hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) and Per ..
  93. ncbi The I-antigens of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis are GPI-anchored proteins
    T G Clark
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, NYSCVM, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 48:332-7. 2001
    The parasitic ciliate Ichthyophthirius multifiliis has abundant surface membrane proteins (i-antigens) that when clustered, trigger rapid, premature exit from the host...
  94. pmc Passive immunization of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) against the ciliated protozoan parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis by use of murine monoclonal antibodies
    T L Lin
    Department of Medical Microbiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    Infect Immun 64:4085-90. 1996
    Fish acquire immunity against the ciliated protozoan parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis following sublethal infection...
  95. ncbi Epizootiology of protozoans in farmed salmonids at northern latitudes
    P Rintamäki-Kinnunen
    Department of Biology, University of Oulu, Finland
    Int J Parasitol 27:89-99. 1997
    ..Ichthyobodo necator, Chilodonella hexasticha and Ichthyophthirius multifiliis infections were treated with formalin, salt and malachite green-formalin baths, respectively, whenever ..
  96. ncbi Protective effect of cutaneous antibody produced by channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque), immune to Ichthyophthirius multifiliis Fouquet on cohabited non-immune catfish
    D H Xu
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, Auburn, AL 36831, USA
    J Fish Dis 26:287-91. 2003
    Fish which survive a sublethal ichthyophthiriasis acquire protective immunity against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis Fouquet (Ich)...
  97. pmc Secretion of functional human enzymes by Tetrahymena thermophila
    Thomas Weide
    Cilian AG, Johann Krane Weg 42, D 48149 Munster, Germany
    BMC Biotechnol 6:19. 2006
    ..the expression of surface antigens from the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum and the ciliate Ichthyophthirius multifiliis suggests that T. thermophila might play an important role in vaccine development...
  98. ncbi Induced cross-protection in channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque), against different immobilization serotypes of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis
    D H Xu
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, Auburn, AL 36831 0952, USA
    J Fish Dis 29:131-8. 2006
    Abstract Channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque), were immunized with Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Ich) theronts and trophonts, and the immune response and host protection against both homologous and heterologous serotypes of ..
  99. ncbi Processing of food vacuoles in the parasitic ciliate Ichthyophthirius multifiliis after exit from the host
    A Lobo-da-Cunha
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Oporto, Porto, Portugal
    Parasitol Res 79:272-8. 1993
    The digestive cycle of the fish parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Ciliophora) can be divided into three main stages. During stage A the vacuoles are not yet condensed...
  100. ncbi Efficacy of selected oral chemotherapeutants against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Ciliophora: Ophyroglenidae) infecting rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss
    Andrew P Shinn
    Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, United Kingdom
    Dis Aquat Organ 55:17-22. 2003
    The chemotherapeutic efficacy of 6 in-feed compounds against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis Fouquet, 1876 was assessed using experimental infections of rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum) fingerlings...
  101. ncbi Treatment of fish parasites. 9. Effects of a medicated food containing malachite green on Ichthyophthirius multifiliis Fouquet, 1876 (Hymenostomatida, Ciliophora) in ornamental fish
    G Schmahl
    Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Federal Republic of Germany
    Parasitol Res 78:183-92. 1992
    For systemic therapy against trophozoites of the skin-inhabiting stage of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis in ornamental fish, the latter were fed medicated food flakes containing malachite green once daily for 1-11 days ad libitum...

Research Grants4

  1. ICTALURUS PUNCTATUS--A MODEL TO STUDY MUCOSAL IMMUNITY
    JOANNE MAKI; Fiscal Year: 2002
    The common catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, and the protozoan parasite, Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, provide a unique and useful host/parasite system for the study of cutaneous mucosal immunity...
  2. Boris Striepen; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ..intestinal protozoans, Chagas disease, African sleeping sickness, leishmaniasis, toxoplasmosis, Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, schistosomiasis, lymphatic filariasis, parasitoid insects and culicine, anopheline and ixodid vectors...
  3. Overexpression of membrane proteins in Tetrahymena
    THEODORE CLARK; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The technology described here is intended to better understand how these proteins function, leading ultimately to strategies for the treatment of serious disorders ranging from cancer to stoke. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  4. Forward Genetics in Tetrahymena: Cloning by Complementation
    ROBERT COYNE; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Numerous other basic studies with far-reaching relevance to human health would be facilitated by the availability of the proposed freely available resource. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..