Fumagillin is an antibioticoriginally used against fungalNosema apis infections in honeybees. Later, some studies found it to be effective against some myxozoanparasites, including Myxobolus cerebralis, an important parasite of fish; however, in the more rigorous tests required for U.S.Food and Drug Administrationapproval, it was found to be ineffective.
- Gilbert, M. A. & Granath, W.O. Jr. (2003). Whirling disease and salmonid fish: life cycle, biology, and disease. Journal of Parasitology, 89(4), pp. 658?667
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