Chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) were artificially
infected with erythrocytic necrosis virus (ENV) to study
the physiological and hematolgical consequences of ENV-infection.
Infected and control fish were held in
pathogen-free seawater and sampled weekly for five weeks.
Physiological tests included plasma cortisol, glucose,
protein, and osmolality, blood lactic acid, and liver...