Ichthyophthirius

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  1. Yu W, Luo Y, Yu Y, Dong S, Yin Y, Huang Z, et al. T cell receptor (TCR) ? and ? genes of loach (Misgurnus anguillicaudatus): Molecular cloning and expression analysis in response to bacterial, parasitic and fungal challenges. Dev Comp Immunol. 2018;90:90-99 pubmed publisher
    ..The expression patterns of Ma-TCR? and Ma-TCR? after bacteria (F. columnare G4), parasite (Ichthyophthirius multifiliis) and fungus (Saprolegnia) infection were detected by qRT-PCR...
  2. Hoshino M, Neves L, Tavares Dias M. Parasite communities of the predatory fish, Acestrorhynchus falcatus and Acestrorhynchus falcirostris, living in sympatry in Brazilian Amazon. Rev Bras Parasitol Vet. 2016;25:207-16 pubmed publisher
    ..For A. falcirostris, the dominant parasite was Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, and for A. falcatus, it was Piscinoodinium pillulare...
  3. Hoshino M, Hoshino E, Tavares Dias M. First study on parasites of Hemibrycon surinamensis (Characidae), a host from the eastern Amazon region. Rev Bras Parasitol Vet. 2014;23:343-7 pubmed
    ..5 ± 1.2 parasites per host. A total of 14,734 parasites were collected, including Ichthyophthirius multifiliis and Piscinoodinium pillulare (Protozoa); Jainus hexops and Tereancistrum sp...
  4. Trujillo González A, Becker J, Hutson K. Parasite Dispersal From the Ornamental Goldfish Trade. Adv Parasitol. 2018;100:239-281 pubmed publisher
    ..Of these, Schyzocotyle acheilognathi (Cestoda: Bothriocephalidae), Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Ciliophora: Ichthyophthiriidae), Argulus japonicus (Crustacea: Argulidae), Lernaea cyprinacea (..
  5. Baldissera M, Souza C, Baldisserotto B. Melaleuca alternifolia essential oil prevents bioenergetics dysfunction in spleen of silver catfish naturally infected with Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. Microb Pathog. 2018;123:47-51 pubmed publisher
    Some evidence has demonstrated that Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, etiologic agent of "white spot disease", causes severe bioenergetics dysfunction in the spleen of naturally infected silver catfish (Rhamdia quelen), which contributes ..
  6. Abdel Hafez G, Lahnsteiner F, Mansour N, Licek E. Pathophysiology of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis infection in rainbow trout (oncorhynchus mykiss) and chub (Leuciscus cephalus). J Comp Pathol. 2014;151:394-9 pubmed publisher
    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)...
  7. Pantoja W, Silva L, Tavares Dias M. Are similar the parasite communities structure of Trachelyopterus coriaceus and Trachelyopterus galeatus (Siluriformes: Auchenipteridae) in the Amazon basin?. Rev Bras Parasitol Vet. 2016;25:46-53 pubmed publisher
    ..All the specimens of T. galeatusand T. coriaceus were infected by one or more parasites, such as Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, Tripartiella tetramerii, Trichodina nobilis, Cosmetocleithrum striatuli, Contracaecumsp...
  8. Li R, Li A. Antibacterial efficacy of recombinant Siganus oramin L-amino acid oxidase expressed in Pichia pastoris. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2014;41:356-61 pubmed publisher
    ..bacteria and had a lethal effect on the parasites Cryptocaryon irritans, Trypanosoma brucei brucei and Ichthyophthirius multifiliis...
  9. Zíková A, Hampl V, Paris Z, Týč J, Lukeš J. Aerobic mitochondria of parasitic protists: Diverse genomes and complex functions. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2016;209:46-57 pubmed publisher
    ..of kinetoplastid flagellates and Plasmodium, we also consider amoebae Naegleria and Acanthamoeba, a ciliate Ichthyophthirius and related lineages...

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  1. Yao J, Xu Y, Yin W, Yuan X, Lin L, Xu T, et al. Evaluation of nystatin isolated from Streptomyces griseus SDX-4 against the ciliate, Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. Parasitol Res. 2015;114:1425-31 pubmed publisher
    ..efficacy of active compounds from the bacterial extracellular products of Streptomyces griseus SDX-4 against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis...
  2. Saleh M, Kumar G, Abdel Baki A, Dkhil M, El Matbouli M, Al Quraishy S. Quantitative shotgun proteomics distinguishes wound-healing biomarker signatures in common carp skin mucus in response to Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. Vet Res. 2018;49:37 pubmed publisher
    b>Ichthyophthirius multifiliis is a ciliated protozoan parasite recognized as one of the most pathogenic diseases of wild and cultured freshwater fish. Fish skin mucus plays a significant role against invading pathogens...
  3. Alcântara N, Tavares Dias M. Structure of the parasites communities in two Erythrinidae fish from Amazon river system (Brazil). Rev Bras Parasitol Vet. 2015;24:183-90 pubmed publisher
    ..Hoplias malabaricus were infected by Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, Piscinoodinium pillulare, Tetrahymena sp...
  4. MacColl E, Therkelsen M, Sherpa T, Ellerbrock H, Johnston L, Jariwala R, et al. Molecular genetic diversity and characterization of conjugation genes in the fish parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2015;86:1-7 pubmed publisher
    b>Ichthyophthirius multifiliis is the etiologic agent of "white spot", a commercially important disease of freshwater fish. As a parasitic ciliate, I. multifiliis infects numerous host species across a broad geographic range...
  5. Häder D, Schmidl J, Hilbig R, Oberle M, Wedekind H, Richter P. Treatment of ichthyophthiriasis with photodynamically active chlorophyllin. Parasitol Res. 2016;115:1509-17 pubmed publisher
    ..The main focus of the experiments was on the ciliate Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Fouquet) which is responsible for considerable losses in livestock in aquaculture...
  6. Song K, Ling F, Huang A, Dong W, Liu G, Jiang C, et al. In vitro and in vivo assessment of the effect of antiprotozoal compounds isolated from Psoralea corylifolia against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis in fish. Int J Parasitol Drugs Drug Resist. 2015;5:58-64 pubmed publisher
    b>Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, an external fish parasite, often causes significant economic damage to the aquaculture industry. Since the use of malachite green was banned, the search of alternative substance to control I...
  7. Dar S, Kaur H, Chishti M, Ahmad F, Tak I, Dar G. First record of protozoan parasites in cyprinid fish, Schizothorax niger Heckel, 1838 from Dal lake in Kashmir Himalayas with study on their pathogenesis. Microb Pathog. 2016;93:100-4 pubmed publisher
    Trichodina heterodentata Duncan, 1977 and Ichthyophthirius multifiliis Fouquet, 1876 obtained from gills during a parasitological survey conducted for the protozoan parasitic fauna of Schizothorax niger a snow trout in Dal Lake, Kashmir, ..
  8. Zhou S, Liu Y, Zhang Q, Fu Y, Lin D. Evaluation of an antiparasitic compound extracted from Polygonum cuspidatum against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis in grass carp. Vet Parasitol. 2018;253:22-25 pubmed publisher
    b>Ichthyophthirius multifiliis is a ciliated parasite that infests almost all freshwater fish species and causes great economic losses to the aquaculture industry. In this study, a compound with anti-I...
  9. Valladão G, Gallani S, Ikefuti C, Da Cruz C, Levy Pereira N, Rodrigues M, et al. Essential oils to control ichthyophthiriasis in pacu, Piaractus mesopotamicus (Holmberg): special emphasis on treatment with Melaleuca alternifolia. J Fish Dis. 2016;39:1143-52 pubmed publisher
    ..effect of the Melaleuca alternifolia, Lavandula angustifolia and Mentha piperita essential oils (EOs) against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis and in vivo effect of M...
  10. Tancredo K, Gonçalves E, Brum A, Acchile M, Hashimoto G, Pereira S, et al. Hemato-immunological and biochemical parameters of silver catfish Rhamdia quelen immunized with live theronts of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2015;45:689-94 pubmed publisher
    ..p.) (assay I) and immersion bath (assay II) with live theronts of Ichthyophthirius multifillis in Rhamdia quelen and its influence on the hemato-immunological and biochemical parameters...
  11. Tong C, Lin Y, Zhang C, Shi J, Qi H, Zhao K. Transcriptome-wide identification, molecular evolution and expression analysis of Toll-like receptor family in a Tibet fish, Gymnocypris przewalskii. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2015;46:334-45 pubmed publisher
    ..In response to parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis infection, 5 GpTLR (GpTLR1, -2, -4, -9 and -20) expressions were induced...
  12. Gonçalves R, Oliveira M, Neves L, Tavares Dias M. Seasonal pattern in parasite infracommunities of Hoplerythrinus unitaeniatus and Hoplias malabaricus (Actinopterygii: Erythrinidae) from the Brazilian Amazon. Acta Parasitol. 2016;61:119-29 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Ichthyophthirius multifiliis was the dominant parasite species for both hosts. In H...
  13. Baldissera M, Souza C, Baldisserotto B. Purinergic signaling modulates the splenic inflammatory response in silver catfish naturally infected with Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. Parasitol Res. 2018;117:1169-1173 pubmed publisher
    ..immune and inflammatory responses in the spleen of silver catfish (Rhamdia quelen) naturally infected with Ichthyophthirius multifiliis...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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 ..
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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)...
  27. 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...
  28. 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 ..
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. Cid N, Sanchez 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 ..
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...