Shelley Dawicki, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
This Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute news release reports that a genetic test has been developed to detect QPX (Quahog Parasite Unknown), a crippling disease occurring in clam beds from Cape Cod south to Virginia and north to Canada. The article features Woods Hole scientists Rebecca Gast and Roxanna Smolowitz and links to the related Oceanus magazine article.
Subject: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work Grade Level: General Public Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Ecology Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine Topics: Biosphere:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biosphere:Microbiology and Health, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Parasitism, Biosphere:Microbiology
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