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    • Alkalinity control in ozonated shrimp pond water 

      Whangchai, N.; Migo, Veronica P.; Young, H. K.; Matsumura, M. (Fish Health Section, Asian Fisheries Society, 2002)
      The use of ozone for aquaculture has been shown to be effective, not only for disinfection of pathogenic bacteria and viruses, but also for removal of toxic ammonia, nitrite and hydrogen sulfide. However, ozonation of ...
    • Bacterial diseases of cultured tiger frog (Rana tigerina) 

      Somsiri, Temdoung; Soontornvit, Suriyan (Fish Health Section, Asian Fisheries Society, 2002)
      Diseased cultured tiger frogs (Rana tigerina), from 173 farms throughout Thailand, were submitted for diagnosis at Aquatic Animal Health Research Institute from 1994-1998. Bacterial species were isolated from sick frogs ...
    • Birnaviruses of potential new serogroups isolated from tropical fish 

      Chew-Lim, M.; Ngoh, G. -H.; Chong, S. Y.; Chang, S. F.; Kueh, S. L. F.; Way, K.; Dixon, Peter F. (Fish Health Section, Asian Fisheries Society, 2002)
      Over the last 10 years, viruses have been isolated from fish imported into Singapore and also from indigenous fish in Singapore. In 1993, the marble goby Oxyeleotris marmorata** underwent viral diagnostic investigation as ...
    • Branchiostegite melanization and microsporidia-like infection in cultured Macrobrachium rosenbergii in Thailand 

      Lawhavinit, O.; Hatai, K. (Fish Health Section, Asian Fisheries Society, 2002)
      In Thailand, farming the giant freshwater prawn, Macrobrachium rosenbergii, is a viable aquaculture industry. In 1995-96, giant freshwater prawns collected from grow out ponds located in Supanburi Province, Thailand showed ...
    • Cloning of biodefense and immune-related genes of Japanese flounder, Paralichthys olivaceus 

      Aoki, Takashi; Hirono, Ikuo; Nam, Bo-Hye (Fish Health Section, Asian Fisheries Society, 2002)
      A Japanese flounder Paralichthys olivaceus cDNA library was constructed from leukocytes that had been previously infected with hirame rhabdovirus (HRV). Eight hundred ninety six independent clones were isolated from which ...
    • Computer-based resources for aquatic animal health 

      Arthur, James Richard (Fish Health Section, Asian Fisheries Society, 2002)
      A brief review of computer-based resources for aquatic animal health is presented, with emphasis on information sources likely to be of interest to scientists, diagnosticians, and university instructors working in the Asian ...
    • Cross-sectional survey of epizootic ulcerative syndrome (EUS) cases in Bangladesh 

      Khan, M. H.; Lilley, J. H.; Majumder, B.; Sarker, Md. G. A.; Alauddin, Md.; Hoque, A.; Ahmed, G. U.; Chowdhury, M. B. (Fish Health Section, Asian Fisheries Society, 2002)
      An interview-based questionnaire survey of one fish farmer and one fisherman randomly selected in each of the 64 districts of Bangladesh was carried out to study prevalence of EUS, and risk factors associated with EUS ...
    • Detection and identification of aquatic Mycobacterium species in fish, fish farm workers and the environment 

      Puttinaowarat, Suppalak; Thompson, Kim D.; Somsiri, Temdoung; Kolk, Arend H. J.; Kullavanijaya, Preeya; Adams, Alexandra (Fish Health Section, Asian Fisheries Society, 2002)
      Mycobacteriosis, caused by Mycobacterium spp, is a common disease in snakehead (Channa striata) and Siamese fighting fish (Betta splendens). In Thailand, snakehead is an economically important food species, while Siamese ...
    • Detection of shrimp viral pathogens with a simple dot-blot enzyme immunoassay protocol 

      Nadala, Jr., Elpidio Cesar B.; You, Zerong; Loh, Philip C. (Fish Health Section, Asian Fisheries Society, 2002)
      Dot-blot nitrocellulose enzyme immunoassays (DB-NC-EIA) were developed for the detection of two shrimp viral pathogens, white-spot virus (WSV), and yellow-head virus (YHV). The assays utilized HRP-conjugated virus-specific ...
    • Differentiation of crocodilian granulocytes using histochemical techniques 

      Kanchanapangka, Sumolya; Youngprapakorn, Panya; Pipatpanukul, Kamol; Krobpan, Sutchiporn; Kongthaworn, Nithi (Fish Health Section, Asian Fisheries Society, 2002)
      Blood smears from 54 crocodiles of three breeds (Crocodylus siamensis, C. porosus, and crossbred) were examined after Wright-Giemsa staining. Detection for alkaline phosphatase and peroxidase activities were performed. ...
    • Diseases of maricultured gastropods and bivalves in Japan 

      Muroga, Kiyokuni (Fish Health Section, Asian Fisheries Society, 2002)
      Recently, some serious disease problems have occurred in cultured species of gastropods and bivalves in Japan. Among the current problems, amyotrophia of abalones (Nordotis species) and epizootic mortality of pearl oysters ...
    • Diseases of seabass, Lates calcarifer, larvae from hatcheries in Indonesia 

      Zafran; Koesharyani, Isti; Yuasa, Kei; Hatai, Kishio (Fish Health Section, Asian Fisheries Society, 2002)
      This paper describes three diseases of seabass (Lates calcarifer) larvae: viral nervous necrosis (VNN), glugeosis microsporidian infection, and a bacterial infection observed in private hatcheries in Indonesia from 1997-1998. ...
    • Effects of Artemia enriched with L-ascorbyl dipotassium-2-sulfate dihydrate on stress tolerance and disease resistance of Penaeus monodon postlarvae 

      Areechon, Nontawith; Suyawanish, Tanuttha (Fish Health Section, Asian Fisheries Society, 2002)
      Penaeus monodon postlarvae (stage 10) were reared with Artemia nauplii enriched with 50,100 and 150 mg/l (ppm) of L-ascorbyl-dipotassium-2- sulfate dihydrate for 5 days. Postlarvae in the control group were given non-enriched ...
    • Effects of praziquantel on metacercarial cysts of Centrocestus sp. on the gills of goldfish Carassius auratus 

      Hettiarachchi, Mangalika (Fish Health Section, Asian Fisheries Society, 2002)
      Effects of praziquantel (a compound for trematode and cestode control in dogs) on metacercarial cysts of Centrocestus sp. (a digenetic trematode: Family Heterophyidae) occurring on the gills of goldfish Carassius auratus ...
    • Emerging shrimp diseases and innovations to prevent their spread 

      Flegel, Timothy W. (Fish Health Section, Asian Fisheries Society, 2002)
      The number of diseases affecting cultivated penaeid shrimp has increased steadily with expansion and intensification of large-scale commercial cultivation. In the 1990s the most serious losses have occurred from the emergence ...
    • Epizootic ulcerative syndrome of fishes: rhabdovirus infection and EUS induction experiments in snakehead fish 

      Kanchanakhan, Somkiat; Chinabut, Supranee; Tonguthai, Kamonporn; Richards, Randolph H. (Fish Health Section, Asian Fisheries Society, 2002)
      Rhabdoviral agents have long been found to be associated with Epizootic Ulcerative Syndrome (EUS) although the presence of granulomas caused by the fungus Aphanomyces invadans is currently used as the diagnostic criterium ...
    • Evaluation of the susceptibility of the shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei to vibriosis when exposed to agriculture pesticides 

      Roque, Ana; Abad, Selene; Betancourt, Miguel; Chavez, Cristina; Garcia, Luz Maria; Gomez-Gil, Bruno; Flores, Ana Luisa Guerra; Vargas-Albores, Francisco (Fish Health Section, Asian Fisheries Society, 2002)
      Due to increasing stringency of environmental regulations, agricultural production systems have switched from persistent pesticides to products which degrade more rapidly. In spite of that, new pesticide products can affect ...
    • Finfish immunology and its use in preventing infectious diseases in cultured finfish 

      Evelyn, Trevor P. T. (Fish Health Section, Asian Fisheries Society, 2002)
      This review draws heavily on knowledge and experience gained from studies on cultured finfish, particularly salmonids. The advantages of using the finfish immune system as a means of protecting them against infectious ...
    • Genetic evidence for a unique taxonomic position of white spot syndrome virus of shrimp: Genus Whispovirus 

      van Hulten, Marielle C. W.; Vlak, Just M. (Fish Health Section, Asian Fisheries Society, 2002)
      White spot syndrome virus (WSSV) is a relatively new agent causing a zoonotic disease in shrimp. Taxonomically this virus is presently an orphaned, floating virus species. WSSV has a unique virion morphology, genome ...
    • Genome analysis of Pasteurella piscicida 

      Naka, Hiroaki; Hirono, Ikuo; Aoki, Takashi (Fish Health Section, Asian Fisheries Society, 2002)
      Genome analysis was conducted to detect the virulence genes in Pasteurella piscicida (Photobacterium damsela subsp. piscicida) KP9038. To date, we have analyzed 366 clones and determined 333,341 bp nucleotide sequences. ...