fishtank granuloma
fishkeeper\'s granuloma

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • fish keeper's granuloma — an infection in humans with the bacteria causing fish tuberculosis (a Mycobacterium, but not the same as the one causing human tuberculosis). It is probably the only zoonosis of note to aquarists. It appears as a skin infection, usually on the… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish-keeper's granuloma — an infection in humans with the bacteria causing fish tuberculosis (a Mycobacterium, but not the same as the one causing human tuberculosis). It is probably the only zoonosis of note to aquarists. It appears as a skin infection, usually on the… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fishkeeper's granuloma — an infection in humans with the bacteria causing fish tuberculosis (a Mycobacterium, but not the same as the one causing human tuberculosis). It is probably the only zoonosis of note to aquarists. It appears as a skin infection, usually on the… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • zoonosis — an infectious disease of animals, including fishes, that can be transmitted to humans, e.g. fishkeeper s granuloma or fishtank granuloma, an infection in humans with the bacteria causing fish tuberculosis (a Mycobacterium, but not the same as the …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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