Back to full disease list

Mycobacteriosis

Other Names: Fish Tuberculosis, Picine Tuberculosis, Swimming Pool Granuloma, Fish Tank Granuloma, Fish Handler’s Disease, Fish Handler’s Nodules
Mycobacteriosis is a bacterial, systemic, granulomatous skin disease that occurs in aquarium and culture food fish and can affect humans.

Disease Agents

  • M. chelonei
  • M. neoaurum
  • M. scrofulaceum
  • M. simiae
  • Mycobacterium

Disease Categories

Species Affected

Geography

Agent Type

Clinical Signs

Transmission

Citations

To cite the factsheets found on this website, the following information can be used:
Spickler, Anna Rovid. "Title of Factsheet." "Date of Factsheet (Last Updated)."
At http://www.cfsph.iastate.edu/DiseaseInfo/factsheets.php