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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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Cryptocarryon irritans, the most dangerous killer of marine fish

Cryptocaryon irritans is a ciliated, protozoan parasite which causes “white spot” disease in wild and cultured marine fishes at temperatures between 15 and 30°C. In the end of 2007, an outbreak of “white spot” disease in Cam Ranh district, Khanh … Continue reading

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What happend with this frog?

Chryseobacterium indologenes can produce protease, a kind of protein-degrading enzyme, that causes severe skin ulcer in frog. This disease commonly occur in frog farms in Thailand and Vietnam.

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