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Fig. 3

From: The impact of Tetracapsuloides bryosalmonae and Myxobolus cerebralis co-infections on pathology in rainbow trout

Fig. 3

Comparative clinical appearance of PKD and WD on rainbow trout during single and co-infection. a Uninfected control fish showing normal kidney (black arrow) and spleen (red arrow). b Single Tb infected fish showing enlargement in the kidney (black arrow) and spleen (red arrow) at 90 dpe. c Single Mc infected group at 60 dpe showing some fish exhibited black tail (arrow). d Single Mc infected group at 90 dpe showing deformed gill operculum (blue arrow), normal kidney (black arrow) and normal spleen (red arrow). e Mc-then Tb co-infected fish showing swollen kidney (black arrow) and spleen (red arrow) together with shortening and deformities of gill operculum (blue arrow) at 90 dpe to Mc (60 dpe to Tb). f Mc-then Tb co-infected fish showing bowing of caudal area and skeletal deformities (black arrow) and severely enlarged kidney (red arrow) and spleen (blue arrow), at 120 dpe to Mc (90 dpe to Tb). g Tb-then Mc co-infected fish showing severe enlarged kidney (black arrow), pale liver but no signs of whirling disease were noticed, 120 dpe to Tb (90 dpe to Mc)

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