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Parasitism enhances susceptibility to bacterial infection in tilapia

The authors conducted a study to evaluate whether tilapia infected with Gyrodactylus were more susceptible to Streptococcus iniae. The research found that fish with a solo infection of Gyrodactylus or Streptococcus had less than 7 percent total mortality.