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Immune response of red sea bream to Edwardsiella tarda antigens

Salati, F.; Hamaguchi, M.; Kusuda, R.

Fish Pathology 222: 93-98

1987


ISSN/ISBN: 0388-788X
DOI: 10.3147/jsfp.22.93
Accession: 001611933

Pargus major were given a single intramuscular injection of E. tarda crude lipopolysaccharide (LPS) or formalin killed cells (FKC). The immune response was studied after 1, 2, 3 and 4 weeks. Serum protein, albumin and glucose agglutinating antibody titre, passive haemagglutination titre, complement-like factor activity, bacteriolytic activity, haemagglutination activity of the serum and the skin mucus, and the in vitro phagocytic index of the whole blood were determined.

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