Un estudio analiza muestras de camarones infectados con microsporidios en Madagascar, Mozambique y Arabia Saudita, y con signos clínicos de enfermedad de algodón del camarón.
Carlos R. Pantoja
Study analyzes samples of microsporidia-infected shrimp in Madagascar, Mozambique and Saudi Arabia and with clinical signs of cotton shrimp disease.
To determine origins of White Spot Syndrome Virus and Taura Syndrome Virus in Saudi Arabia, authors performed genotyping studies and found a new genotype in each of the isolates collected.
An in situ hybridization procedure can be used to diagnose blue crabs from Chesapeake Bay infected with a reovirus.
The University of Arizona’s Aquaculture Pathology Laboratory oversees ring tests for a group of shrimp diagnostic laboratories in 10 countries.
Hepatopancreatic parvovirus is linked to growth retardation in shrimp. In a study, the genomic sequences of HPV from Madagascar and Tanzania were compared to those from Australia, Thailand and Korea.
Although histological studies of shrimp that consumed feed with the suspect ingredients found crystals of salts of melamine in antennal glands, the crystals did not affect the shrimp.
White tail disease in shrimp can result from various conditions. Infectious Myonecrosis is a significant disease of white shrimp in both Latin America and Asia.
Juvenile SPF Kona-line shrimp were injected with V. penaeicida, causing significant disease, but certain bacterial concentrations allow survival long enough for additional testing.