RE: NANFA-- lymphocytosis? or Glugea?

geoff (
Wed, 6 Aug 2003 18:57:43 -0400

Thanks for the other possibility-

from what I can tell, glugea is a big problem with killies, but many other
species are susceptible. It looks like the infection pattern tends toward
the the body and internal organs rather than the fins.

Here's a picture of an infected Myctophum punctatum (whatever that is) THe
picture is obviously on necropsy, and the contrast is pretty bad, so its
hard to see much.

I know that Steffen has battled this illness before - Is this a fair

The infection my fish have hits fins first and then scatters over the body,
like lymphocytosis does. The natural history does not seem to fit glugea,
but it does fit lymphocytosis.

I really do appreciate all the help you all have given.


lymphocytosis means:

an increased concentration of lymphocytes
lymphocytes are white blood cells in mammals. I assume its the same in

Geoff Kimber
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