Category Archives: Other aquatic animals

Piper betle Leaf Extract Inhibits Multiple Aquatic Bacterial Pathogens and In Vivo Streptococcus agalactiae Infection in Nile tilapia

Abstract An in vitro assessment of antimicrobial properties of aqueous and ethanol extracts from solo garlic (Allium sativum), garlic chive (Allium tuberosum) and betel leaves (Piper betle) on six bacterial pathogens in aquaculture, and a challenge of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis … Continue reading

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Evidence of TiLV infection in tilapia hatcheries from 2012 to 2017 reveals probable global spread of the disease

Histopathological feature of syncytial hepatitis of tilapia (SHT) observed from the liver of  TiLV-infected tilapia (Photo: HT Dong) Abstract Recent outbreaks of tilapia lake virus (TiLV) in farmed tilapia in Thailand were the first indication of spread of the virus … Continue reading

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Infectious spleen and kidney necrosis disease (ISKND) outbreaks in farmed barramundi (Lates calcarifer) in Vietnam

Highlights The first report on emergence of ISKD in farmed barramundi from Vietnam. The causative agent was identified as Megalocytivirus ISKNV genotype II. A Megalocytivirus RSIV vaccine conferred only partial protection. Structural analysis revealed significant differences between the two viruses. … Continue reading

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Comparative genome analysis of fish pathogen Flavobacterium columnare reveals extensive sequence diversity within the species

How to cite: Pattanapon Kayansamruaj, Ha Thanh Dong, Ikuo Hirono, Hidehiro Kondo, Saengchan Senapin, Channarong Rodkhum , Comparative genome analysis of fish pathogen Flavobacterium columnare reveals extensive sequence diversity within the species. Infection, Genetics and Evolution (2017), doi: 10.1016/ j.meegid.2017.06.012 … Continue reading

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A natural Vibrio parahaemolyticus ΔpirAVp pirBVp+ mutant kills shrimp but produces neither PirVp toxins nor acute hepatopancreatic necrosis disease lesions

How to cite: Phiwsaiya K, Charoensapsri W, Taengphu S, Dong HT, Sangsuriya P, Nguyen GTT, Pham HQ, Amparyup P, Sritunyalucksana K, Taengchaiyaphum S, Chaivisuthangkura P, Longyant S, Sithigorngul P, Senapin S. 2017. A natural Vibrio parahaemolyticus ΔpirAVp pirBVp+ mutant kills … Continue reading

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Urgent update on possible worldwide spread of tilapia lake virus (TiLV)

Tilapia lake virus disease (TiLVD) (also known as syncytial hepatitis of tilapia-SHT) is a newly emerging viral disease of tilapia caused by tilapia lake virus (TiLV), a novel Orthomyxo-like virus (Ferguson et al. 2014; Eyngor et al. 2014; Bacharach et … Continue reading

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A warning and an improved PCR detection method for tilapia lake virus (TiLV) disease in Thai tilapia farms

H.T. Dong, S. Siriroob, W. Meemetta, W. Santimanawong, W. Gangnonngiw, N. Pirarat, P. Khunrae, T. Rattanarojpong, R. Vanichviriyakit and S. Senapin Tilapia lake virus (TiLV) is a novel RNA virus resembling Orthomyxovirus. It has been reported as a newly emerging … Continue reading

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