Neoplasia in Mytilus chilensis cultivated in Chiloe Island (Chile)

Mariel Campalans, Marcelo Gonzalez, Patricia Rojas

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The present paper describes a proliferative condition in Mytilus chilensis. This condition was characterised by infiltration and replacement by enlarged, atypical, mitotically-active, basophilic cells apparently of haemocytic origin. The aetiology of Mytilus chilensis neoplasia remains uncertain.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)93-95
Number of pages3
JournalBulletin of the European Association of Fish Pathologists
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1998


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