Periódicos Brasileiros em Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia

Mucormycosis due to Rhizopus sp. in fishes: first case described in Portugal

Coelho, A.C.Fontaínhas-Fernandes, A.Santos, S.Cortes, R.Rodrigues, J.

This paper describes the first case of fish-boces (Chondrostoma polylepsis) with cutaneous lesions caused by Rhizopus sp. The results point out the role of fish-boces as a surveillance sentinel of cutaneous mucormycosis infections in aquatic recreation areas.

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