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Fish viruses and bacteria: pathobiology and protection.

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This book contains 25 illustrated chapters that describe the epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, transmission, physiopathology, clinical signs, diagnosis, prevention, control strategies, legislative aspects and economic impact of bacterial and viral diseases of fishes, including: Infectious pancreatic necrosis virus; Infectious haematopoietic necrosis virus; Viral haemorrhagic septicaemia viru...

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Chapter 12 (Page no: 147)

Iridoviral diseases: red sea bream iridovirus and white sturgeon iridovirus.

Red sea bream iridoviral disease (RSIVD) was first detected causing mass mortality among cultured red sea bream (Pagrus major) in the summer of 1990 in Japan. These viruses are genetically classified into three groups according to the nucleotide sequence of the major capsid protein gene. An outbreak of RSIVD often spreads from one net pen to adjacent pens. Transmission is by cohabitation, which is confirmed experimentally. This article discusses the diagnosis of the infection; pathology; pathophysiology; protective and control strategies against RSIVD.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Infectious pancreatic necrosis virus. Author(s): Dhar, A. K. LaPatra, S. Orry, A. Allnutt, F. C. T.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 13) Infectious haematopoietic necrosis virus. Author(s): Leong, J. A. C. Kurath, G.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 26) Viral haemorrhagic septicaemia virus. Author(s): Lumsden, J. S.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 38) Epizootic haematopoietic necrosis and European catfish virus. Author(s): Hick, P. Ariel, E. Whittington, R.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 51) Oncogenic viruses: Oncorhynchus masou virus and Cyprinid herpesvirus. Author(s): Yoshimizu, M. Kasai, H. Sakoda, Y. Sano, N. Sano, M.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 68) Infectious salmon anaemia. Author(s): Falk, K. Aamelfot, M.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 79) Spring viraemia of carp. Author(s): Dixon, P. Stone, D.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 91) Channel catfish viral disease. Author(s): Hanson, L. A. Khoo, L. H.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 103) Largemouth bass viral disease. Author(s): Getchell, R. G. Groocock, G. H.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 115) Koi herpesvirus disease. Author(s): Way, K. Dixon, P.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 128) Viral encephalopathy and retinopathy. Author(s): Toffan, A.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 160) Alphaviruses in salmonids. Author(s): Karlsen, M. Johansen, R.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 173) Aeromonas salmonicida and A. hydrophila. Author(s): Gudmundsdottir, B. K. Bjornsdottir, B.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 190) Edwardsiella spp. Author(s): Griffin, M. J. Greenway, T. E. Wise, D. J.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 211) Flavobacterium spp. Author(s): Loch, T. P. Faisal, M.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 233) Francisella noatunensis. Author(s): Soto, E. Hawke, J. P.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 245) Mycobacterium spp. Author(s): Gauthier, D. T. Rhodes, M. W.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 258) Photobacterium damselae. Author(s): Hawke, J. P.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 272) Piscirickettsia salmonis. Author(s): Bartholomew, J. Arkush, K. D. Soto, E.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 286) Renibacterium salmoninarum. Author(s): Elliott, D. G.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 298) Streptococcus iniae and S. agalactiae. Author(s): Shoemaker, C. A. Xu DeHai Soto, E.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 314) Vibriosis: Vibrio anguillarum, V. ordalii and Aliivibrio salmonicida. Author(s): Toranzo, A. E. MagariƱos, B. AvendaƱo-Herrera, R.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 334) Weissella ceti. Author(s): Welch, T. J. Marancik, D. P. Good, C. M.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 339) Yersinia ruckeri. Author(s): Ormsby, M. Davies, R.