Francisellosis of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua L.)
reportposted on 2015-09-18, 00:00 authored by Anders Alfjorden, Neil Ruane
Francisellosis, caused by infection with Francisella noatunensis, primarily affects Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) and was first described in Norway in 2004 (Nylund et al., 2006) and 2005 (Olsen et al., 2006). The disease has also been reported affecting Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in Chile (Birkbeck et al., 2007).
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