News features and technical articles about the evolution of aquaculture, one of the world’s fastest growing industries.

Christopher Marlowe Caipang

Health & Welfare

On-site diagnostic kit identifies WSSV in shrimp

Loop mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) is a highly specific technique that can amplify DNA in isothermal conditions. The kit can amplify the target gene of the pathogen using a single temperature and give results in one hour.