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

Kathy F.J. Tang

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Health & Welfare

Cuatro cepas de AHPND identificadas en granjas de camarón de América Latina

Se conocen dos genes de virulencia que codifican una toxina binaria de Photorhabdus relacionada con insectos que causa la enfermedad de necrosis hepatopancreática aguda en camarones. Las patogenicidades de estas cepas de V. campbellii fueron evaluadas mediante infección de laboratorio 

Health & Welfare

Four AHPND strains identified on Latin American shrimp farms

Two virulence genes are known to encode a binary photorhabdus insect-related toxin that causes acute hepatopancreatic necrosis disease in shrimp. The pathogenicities of these V. campbellii strains were evaluated through laboratory infection and subsequent histological examination in P. vannamei shrimp. 

Health & Welfare

New management tools for EHP in penaeid shrimp

Authors examined the histological features from shrimp infected with the emerging microsporidian parasite Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei (EHP). A PCR assay method was used to detected in hepatopancreatic tissue, feces and water sampled from infected shrimp tanks, and in some samples of