Monthly Archives: January 2013

Some characteristics of Streptococcus agalactiae – causative agent of Streptococcosis disease of tilapia in Northern Vietnam

During 2009-2010, Streptococcus sp isolates were identified as a causative agent of mass mortality Tilapia in Northern Vietnam. Based on morphological, biochemical and physiological characteristics, Streptococcus sp isolates were re-identified as Streptococcus agalactiae. Research on physiology indicated that  S. agalactiae could … Continue reading

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Histopathology of “red body disease” of white shrimp (Penaeus vannamei)

Red body disease of white shrimp (Penaeus vannamei) have been known as a significant economic damage in some pilpot culture areas of Khanh Hoa province. Sixteen diseased samples (5-10 shrimps/sample) and eighteen healthy samples were collected for histopathological method. The … Continue reading

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