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

EHP

Health & Welfare

Síndrome de Heces Blancas en Camarones: ¿Predictor de EHP?

Un estudio demuestra una fuerte asociación entre el Síndrome de las Heces Blancas y Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei en regiones endémicas de EHP. Las estrategias de bioseguridad pueden minimizar el riesgo de propagación de patógenos en las Américas. 

Health & Welfare

White Feces Syndrome in shrimp: Predictor of EHP?

Study demonstrates strong association between White Feces Syndrome and Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei in EHP-endemic regions. Biosecurity strategies can minimize the risk of pathogen’s spread in the Americas. 

Health & Welfare

Cost-effective biosecurity crucial for shrimp farming

Many shrimp producers give only perfunctory attention to routine biosecurity at hatcheries and farms. A cost-effective biosecurity program for farmed shrimp requires reliable diagnostic tools to make timely decisions to control or exclude pathogens. 

Health & Welfare

EHP es un factor de riesgo para otras enfermedades del camarón

Desafíos de laboratorio y un estudio caso-control se utilizaron para determinar los efectos de la infección por EHP en dos enfermedades de Vibrio: necrosis hepatopancreática aguda (AHPND) y necrosis hepatopancreática séptica (SHPN). 

Health & Welfare

EHP a risk factor for other shrimp diseases

Laboratory challenges and a case-control study were used to determine the effects of EHP infection on two Vibrio diseases: acute hepatopancreatic necrosis disease (AHPND) and septic hepatopancreatic necrosis (SHPN). 

Health & Welfare

Training and harmonization of PCR diagnosis of WSSV in India

Accurate PCR testing of shrimp seedstock assures shrimp farmers that their seedstock is clean of major diseases. Ring tests verify that labs conducting PCR testing are obtaining correct, reliable and reproducible results when testing for specific shrimp diseases.