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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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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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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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