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  • Development of a real time quantitative PCR assay for the hard clam pathogen Quahog Parasite Unknown (QPX) 

    Lyons, M. Maille; Smolowitz, Roxanna M.; Dungan, Christopher F.; Roberts, Steven B. (Inter-Research, 2006-09-14)
    Quahog Parasite Unknown (QPX) is a thraustochytrid pathogen responsible for catastrophic mortalities of the northern quahog (hard clam) Mercenaria mercenaria. A real-time quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) assay ...
  • DGGE-based detection method for Quahog Parasite Unknown (QPX) 

    Gast, Rebecca J.; Cushman, E.; Moran, Dawn M.; Uhlinger, Kevin R.; Leavitt, Dale F.; Smolowitz, Roxanna M. (Inter-Research, 2006-06-12)
    Quahog Parasite Unknown (QPX) is a significant cause of hard clam Mercenaria mercenaria mortality along the northeast coast of the United States. It infects both wild and cultured clams, often annually in plots that are ...
  • Environmental distribution and persistence of Quahog Parasite Unknown (QPX) 

    Gast, Rebecca J.; Moran, Dawn M.; Audemard, Corinne; Lyons, M. Maille; De Favari, Jacquelin; Reece, Kimberly S.; Leavitt, Dale F.; Smolowitz, Roxanna M. (Inter-Research, 2008-09-24)
    Quahog Parasite Unknown (QPX) is the cause of mass mortality events of hard clams Mercenaria mercenaria from Virginia, USA, to New Brunswick, Canada. Aquaculture areas in Massachusetts, USA, have been particularly hard ...