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Inapparent infection cases of tilapia lake virus (TiLV) in farmed tilapia

Highlights Detection of TiLV in clinically healthy adult and fingerling tilapia Histopathology resembling SHT was observed from TiLV-infected fish Low viral load in fish tissues was determined by RT-PCR Investigation of inapparent infection should be included in TiLV surveillance program … 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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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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Emergence of tilapia lake virus in Thailand and an alternative semi-nested RT-PCR for detection

Highlights Outbreaks of TiLV associated with massive mortalities in farmed tilapia in Thailand. An alternative semi-nested RT-PCR has been developed for disease diagnosis. In situ hybridization assay revealed multiple tissues tropism of the virus. Transmission electron microscopy revealed intracytoplasmic viral … Continue reading

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