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

PCR

Health & Welfare

La promesa no cumplida de PCR al borde de los estanques

Una nueva generación de tecnología, PCR portátil, ofrece potencial para un diagnóstico al lado de los estanques asequible e inmediato en kits de mano fáciles de usar. Pero, ¿estará a la altura del despliegue publicitario? 

Health & Welfare

The unmet promise of pondside PCR

A new generation of technology, portable PCR, offers potential for affordable, immediate, pondside diagnosis in easy-to-use handheld kits. But will it live up to the hype? 

Health & Welfare

A comprehensive look at the Proficiency Test for farmed shrimp

The University of Arizona Aquaculture Pathology Laboratory has carried out the Proficiency Test (PT) since 2005, with 300-plus diagnostic laboratories participating while improving their capabilities in the diagnosis of several shrimp pathogens.