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Journal of Immunology Research
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 635387, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/635387
Research Article

Neobenedenia melleni-Specific Antibodies Are Associated with Protection after Continuous Exposure in Mozambique Tilapia

1Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, School of Ocean & Earth Science and Technology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, P.O. Box 1346, Kaneohe, HI 96744, USA
2Sesoko Station, Tropical Biosphere Research Center, University of the Ryukyus, 3422 Sesoku, Motobu, Okinawa 905-0227, Japan

Received 26 September 2014; Revised 31 December 2014; Accepted 1 January 2015

Academic Editor: Cuiluan Yao

Copyright © 2015 Jennifer M. Kishimori et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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