Myxobolus cerebralis (CABI)
Eurasia (Hedrick et al. 1998)
First discovered in Pennsylvania in 1958 (Hedrick et al. 1998)
Probably through imported trout (Hedrick et al. 1998)
Disease of trout and salmon (Hedrick et al. 1998)
Western U.S.; Northeastern U.S.
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CABI. Invasive Species Compendium. Myxobolus cerebralis. CAB International. [Accessed Apr 14, 2015].
Hedrick, R.P., M.A. Adkison, M. El-Matbouli, and E. MacConnell. 1998. Whirling disease: re-emergence among wild trout. Immunological Reviews 166(1):365-376.