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Date1748
AuthorArderon
ContributionPublished illustration of superficial fungal infection on fish.
ReferenceAinsworth
NotesWilliam Arderon. Ainsworth refers to this as "the earliest record of a mycotic diaease in a vertebrate" and considers the fungus to be Saprolegnia. Extent of description not given by Ainsworth. Presumably this was not a significant discovery in the evolution of the germ theory.
CategoryMiscellany
Pathogen ClassFungi

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