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Accession no21 Host species (Latin)Ostrea edulis

Common nameOyster, European Flat Disease/conditionRickettsiasis
Location (host)Digestive gland epithelium AetiologyRickettsia

Additional information
SignificanceOccasional finding, apparently of little significance to the host.
LesionHistology showed a few enlarged cells in digestive gland epithelium containing blue bodies.
StainsH&E Stain

Locationoriginally France

SubmitterDr. Paul van Banning Accession date01/04/1977


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