More information on Ulcers or Sores (general)
Main Ref: 41805  
Disease type: Bacterial diseases  
Disease name: Ulcers or Sores (general)  
Other names:    
Caus. agent: N.A.   
Part of body and/or behavior affected by disease:
 Skins and/or fins  Belly  Swimming behavior
 Gills  Anus  Other behavior
 Eyes  Viscera Afflicted  Other symptoms
Fish affected:    
Symptoms: Appearance is usually red rimmed and filled with necrotic tissue.  
Treatments: Can be treated with anti-microbial medicines like Neomycine (Dose: 2-4 gm/100 l for 3 days. Do a 30-50% water change afterwards.), Sulfonamides (Dose: 10-20g/100L; 3 days) or Quinolones (Dose: 500 mg/L for 1 hour. 100-200 mg/100L for 1-2 days. Mixed in the food: 250-500 mg/100 gm food, to be fed during 5-7 days).  
Remarks: Infection may be caused by different kinds of bacteria or mixed bacterial infection instead of a single type.  
Mortality and seasonality
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