About The Medical Condition Pfiesteria piscicida


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Pfiesteria piscicida

Pfiesteria piscicida Medical Condition Defined & Explained
Pfiesteria piscicida Medical Condition

What's The Definition Of The Medical Condition Pfiesteria piscicida?

A dinoflagellate with a life cycle that includes numerous flagellated, amoeboid, and encysted stages. Both the flagellated and amoeboid forms produce toxins which cause open wounds on fish. Pfiesteria piscicida feeds on tissue sloughed from these wounds, as well as on bacteria and algae. It is found in Atlantic estuaries of the United States.

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