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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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