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AMMONIA CONCENTRATION IN THE WATER OF NILE TILAPIA (OREOCHROMIS NILOTICUS) SPECIMENS INOCULATED WITH PORCINE CIRCOVIRUS 2 (PCV2)

Atas de Saúde Ambiental. 2016;4(1):187-193

 

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Journal Title: Atas de Saúde Ambiental

ISSN: 2357-7614 (Online)

Publisher: Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas

Society/Institution: Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas

LCC Subject Category: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation: Environmental sciences

Country of publisher: Brazil

Language of fulltext: Portuguese

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AUTHORS


Victor Hugo da Silva (Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas (FMU), São Paulo, SP)

Bruna Santos Azevedo (Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas (FMU), São Paulo, SP)

Lais Sobral Santarelli (Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas (FMU), São Paulo, SP)

José Roberto de Oliveira (Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas (FMU), São Paulo, SP)

Vanessa Aparecida Feijó (Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas (FMU), São Paulo, SP)

João Carlos Shimada Borges (Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas (FMU), São Paulo, SP)

Flavio A. Baldisseri Jr (Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas (FMU), São Paulo, SP)

Alessandra Marnie Martins Gomes de Castro (Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas (FMU), São Paulo, SP)

EDITORIAL INFORMATION

Double blind peer review

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Time From Submission to Publication: 6 weeks

 

Abstract | Full Text

The aim of this work was to verify the possible influence of PCV2 on the ammonia excretion by fish inoculated with this virus. Juvenile Nile tilapia specimens were inoculated intramuscularly with PCV2. Ammonia level, pH and temperature were measured daily for 40 days. Aquarium water was always exchanged after measurement.The difference in ammonia concentration was statistically significant between inoculated fish groups and the control group {[G1(0.1 mL of PCV2)/CG (control group); t = 6,484; p = 0.000] and [G2 (PCV2 0.2mL)/GC; t = 2.99; p = 0.005]}, as well as in between inoculated groups (G1/G2 t = 5,542, p = 0.000). Results indicate the possibility that the PCV2 infection caused an increase in ammonia production and its branchial excretion by the inoculated fish.