Potential applications of bacteriophages for AHPND control

Jee Eun Han, DVM, Ph.D. Kathy F.J. Tang, Ph.D. Angela Corbin, M.S.

Isolated phages evaluated effective in controlling major farmed shrimp disease, inhibiting bacterial growth Isolated phages tested are effective in controlling AHPND infection in farmed penaeid shrimp and inhibit bacterial growth. and inhibit bacterial growth. Photo by Darryl Jory. Acute hepatopancreatic necrosis disease (AHPND) is caused by a Vibrio bacterium (V. parahaemolyticus) that has caused substantial mortalities –…

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  • Jee Eun Han, DVM, Ph.D.

    Jee Eun Han, DVM, Ph.D.

    Biotechnology Research Institute
    CJ CheilJedang, Korea


  • Kathy F.J. Tang, Ph.D.

    Kathy F.J. Tang, Ph.D.

    Yellow Sea Fisheries Research Institute
    Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences, China


  • Angela Corbin, M.S.

    Angela Corbin, M.S.

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Biological Science
    Nicholls State University, USA