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Taura syndrome virus

Summary

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  • 21 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Invasive Species
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Taura syndrome virus
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Virus
  •   Group: "Positive sense ssRNA viruses"
  •     Group: "RNA viruses"
  •       Family: Dicistroviridae
  •         Species: Taura syndrome virus
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Taura syndrome virus

International Common Names

  • English: taura syndrome virus of marine penaeid shrimp

English acronym

  • TSV

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Virus
  •     Group: "Positive sense ssRNA viruses"
  •         Group: "RNA viruses"
  •             Family: Dicistroviridae
  •                 Species: Taura syndrome virus

Diseases Table

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Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 05 Jan 2022
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

AlgeriaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2020
BotswanaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
BurundiAbsent, No presence record(s)
Cabo VerdeAbsentJul-Dec-2019
Central African RepublicAbsent, No presence record(s)
Congo, Democratic Republic of theAbsent, No presence record(s)
DjiboutiAbsent, No presence record(s)
EgyptAbsentJul-Dec-2019
EritreaAbsent, No presence record(s)
EswatiniAbsent, No presence record(s)
EthiopiaAbsent, No presence record(s)
GhanaAbsentJul-Dec-2019
GuineaAbsent, No presence record(s)
Guinea-BissauAbsentJan-Jun-2018
KenyaAbsentJul-Dec-2019
LesothoAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019
LibyaAbsentJul-Dec-2019
MadagascarAbsentJul-Dec-2020
MauritiusAbsentJan-Jun-2019
MayotteAbsentJul-Dec-2019
MoroccoAbsentJan-Jun-2020
MozambiqueAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
NigeriaAbsentJul-Dec-2019
RéunionAbsentJul-Dec-2019
Saint HelenaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019
SeychellesAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
SomaliaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2018
South AfricaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
SudanAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
TogoAbsent, No presence record(s)
TunisiaAbsentJul-Dec-2019
UgandaAbsent, No presence record(s)
ZimbabweAbsent, No presence record(s)

Asia

AfghanistanAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
ArmeniaAbsentJul-Dec-2020
AzerbaijanAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
BahrainAbsent, No presence record(s)
BangladeshAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2020
BruneiAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
ChinaPresentIntroduced2000As: Taura syndrome virus
GeorgiaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
Hong KongAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2020
IndiaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2018
IndonesiaAbsentJan-Jun-2019
IranAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019
IraqAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
IsraelAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2020
JapanAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2020
JordanAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
KazakhstanAbsent, No presence record(s)
KuwaitAbsentJan-Jun-2019
KyrgyzstanAbsentJan-Jun-2019
LebanonAbsent, No presence record(s)
MaldivesAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019
MongoliaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
MyanmarAbsentJul-Dec-2019
North KoreaAbsent, No presence record(s)
PhilippinesAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
Saudi ArabiaAbsentJul-Dec-2019
SingaporeAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2020
South KoreaAbsentJul-Dec-2019
Sri LankaAbsent, No presence record(s)
SyriaAbsent, No presence record(s)
TaiwanAbsentJul-Dec-2019
TajikistanAbsentJan-Jun-2019
ThailandPresent, LocalizedJan-Jun-2019
United Arab EmiratesAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2020
UzbekistanAbsent, No presence record(s)
VietnamAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019

Europe

AndorraAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
AustriaAbsent, No presence record(s)
BelarusAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
BelgiumAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2018
Bosnia and HerzegovinaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
CroatiaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
CyprusAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
CzechiaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
DenmarkAbsentJul-Dec-2020
EstoniaAbsentJul-Dec-2019
Faroe IslandsAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2018
FinlandAbsentJul-Dec-2019
FranceAbsentJul-Dec-2019
GermanyAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
GreeceAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
HungaryAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
IcelandAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
IrelandAbsentJul-Dec-2019
ItalyAbsentJul-Dec-2020
JerseyAbsent, No presence record(s)
LatviaAbsentJul-Dec-2020
LiechtensteinAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
LithuaniaAbsentJul-Dec-2019
MaltaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019
MoldovaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2020
NetherlandsAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
North MacedoniaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
NorwayAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
PolandAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
PortugalAbsentJul-Dec-2019
SerbiaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
SlovakiaAbsentJan-Jun-2020
SloveniaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019
SpainAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2020
SwedenAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
SwitzerlandAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2020
UkraineAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019
United KingdomAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019

North America

BahamasAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
BarbadosAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2020
BelizeAbsentJul-Dec-2019
BermudaAbsent, No presence record(s)
British Virgin IslandsAbsent, No presence record(s)
CanadaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
Cayman IslandsAbsent, No presence record(s)
Costa RicaAbsentJul-Dec-2019
CubaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019
DominicaAbsent, No presence record(s)
Dominican RepublicAbsent, No presence record(s)
El SalvadorAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
GreenlandAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
GuadeloupeAbsentJul-Dec-2019
GuatemalaAbsent, No presence record(s)
HaitiAbsent, No presence record(s)
HondurasPresent
JamaicaAbsent, No presence record(s)
MartiniqueAbsentJul-Dec-2019
MexicoAbsentJul-Dec-2019
NicaraguaAbsentJul-Dec-2019
PanamaAbsentJan-Jun-2019
Saint Kitts and NevisAbsent, No presence record(s)
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesAbsent, No presence record(s)
Trinidad and TobagoAbsent, No presence record(s)
United StatesAbsentJul-Dec-2019
-HawaiiPresent
-TexasPresent

Oceania

AustraliaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
Cook IslandsAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019
Federated States of MicronesiaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019
FijiAbsentJan-Jun-2019
French PolynesiaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019
KiribatiAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019
Marshall IslandsAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019
New CaledoniaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
New ZealandAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2019
PalauAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019
Papua New GuineaAbsentJan-Jun-2019
SamoaAbsentJan-Jun-2019
TongaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2020
VanuatuAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019

South America

ArgentinaAbsentJul-Dec-2019
BoliviaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019
BrazilAbsent, No presence record(s)
ChileAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2019
ColombiaAbsentJan-Jun-2019
EcuadorAbsentJan-Jun-2019
Falkland IslandsAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
French GuianaAbsentJul-Dec-2019
GuyanaAbsent, No presence record(s)
ParaguayAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2020
PeruAbsentJul-Dec-2019
UruguayAbsentJul-Dec-2020
VenezuelaAbsentJan-Jun-2019

Pathogen Characteristics

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Taura syndrome virus (TSV) is one of the major pathogens of penaeid shrimp, notably Litopenaeus vannamei (Lightner, 2011). TSV is a 31-32-nm, nonenveloped, icosahedral virus with a single-stranded, positive-sense RNA genome (Bonami et al. 1997). The virus is assigned to the genus Aparavirus, family Dicistroviridae.

Host Animals

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Animal nameContextLife stageSystem
Farfantepenaeus aztecus (northern brown shrimp)Aquatic|Adult; Aquatic|Fry; Aquatic|LarvalEnclosed systems/Other enclosed systems; Enclosed systems/Ponds
Farfantepenaeus duorarum (northern pink shrimp)Aquatic|Adult; Aquatic|Fry; Aquatic|LarvalEnclosed systems/Ponds
Fenneropenaeus chinensis (Chinese fleshy prawn)
Larus atricilla
Litopenaeus schmitti (southern white shrimp)Domesticated host; Wild host
Litopenaeus setiferus (northern white shrimp)Aquatic|Adult; Aquatic|LarvalEnclosed systems/Ponds
Litopenaeus stylirostris (western blue shrimp)
Litopenaeus vannamei (whiteleg shrimp)
Penaeus
Penaeus monodon (giant tiger prawn)

References

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Aranguren LF; Salazar M; Tang K; Caraballo X; Lightner D, 2013. Characterization of a new strain of Taura syndrome virus (TSV) from Colombian shrimp farms and the implication in the selection of TSV resistant lines. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 112(1):68-73. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022201112002212

Bonami JR; Hasson KW; Mari J; Poulos BT; Lightner DV, 1997. Taura syndrome of marine penaeid shrimp: characterization of the viral agent. Journal of General Virology, 78(2):313-319.

Côté I; Navarro S; Tang KFJ; Noble B; Lightner DV, 2008. Taura syndrome virus from Venezuela is a new genetic variant. Aquaculture, 284(1/4):62-67. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6T4D-4T6CTHY-2&_user=10&_coverDate=11%2F01%2F2008&_rdoc=11&_fmt=high&_orig=browse&_srch=doc-info(%23toc%234972%232008%23997159998%23700653%23FLA%23display%23Volume)&_cdi=4972&_sort=d&_docanchor=&_ct=44&_acct=C000050221&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=10&md5=a3981d348a00f177026ad3509092a4d4

Dhar AK; Lakshman DK; Amundsen K; Robles-Sikisaka R; Kaizer KN; Roy S; Hasson KW; Allnutt FCT, 2010. Characterization of a Taura syndrome virus isolate originating from the 2004 Texas epizootic in cultured shrimp. Archives of Virology, 155(3):315-327. http://springerlink.metapress.com/content/g7t7l3647l406728/?p=f256f064ed0541f1a8869c7ad6b6dfa7&pi=2

Do JeongWan; Cha SeungJu; Lee NamSil; Kim YiCheong; Kim JinWoo; Kim JaeDong; Park JeongWoo, 2006. Taura syndrome virus from Penaeus vannamei shrimp cultured in Korea. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 70(1/2):171-174.

Erickson HS; Poulos BT; Tang KFJ; Bradley-Dunlop D; Lightner DV, 2005. Taura syndrome virus from Belize represents a unique variant. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 64(2):91-98.

Lightner DV, 2011. Virus diseases of farmed shrimp in the Western Hemisphere (the Americas): a review. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 106(1):110-130. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6WJV-51W6NYJ-C&_user=10&_coverDate=01%2F31%2F2011&_rdoc=12&_fmt=high&_orig=browse&_origin=browse&_zone=rslt_list_item&_srch=doc-info(%23toc%236888%232011%23998939998%232846757%23FLA%23display%23Volume)&_cdi=6888&_sort=d&_docanchor=&_ct=15&_acct=C000050221&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=10&md5=f2aa7e0630b64e23a3130a3be65a3bf8&searchtype=a

Lightner DV; Redman RM; Hasson KW; Pantoja CR, 1995. Taura syndrome in Penaeus vannamei (Crustacea: Decapoda): gross signs, histopathology and ultrastructure. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 21(1):53-59.

Nielsen L; Sang-oum W; Cheevadhanarak S; Flegel TW, 2005. Taura syndrome virus (TSV) in Thailand and its relationship to TSV in China and the Americas. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 63(2/3):101-106.

OIE Handistatus, 2005. World Animal Health Publication and Handistatus II (data set for 2004). Paris, France: Office International des Epizooties.

Robles-Sikisaka R; Hasson KW; Garcia DK; Brovont KE; Cleveland KD; Klimpel KR; Dhar AK, 2002. Genetic variation and immunohistochemical differences among geographic isolates of Taura syndrome virus of penaeid shrimp. Journal of General Virology, 83(12):3123-3130.

Tang KFJ; Navarro SA; Pantoja CR; Aranguren FL; Lightner DV, 2012. New genotypes of white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) and Taura syndrome virus (TSV) from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 99(3):179-185. http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/dao/v99/n3/p179-185/

Tu Chien; Huang HsuTien; Chuang ShengHsiung; Hsu JungPing; Kuo ShuTing; Li NanJung; Hsu TienLai; Li MingChang; Lin ShihYuh, 1999. Taura syndrome in pacific white shrimp Penaeus vannamei cultured in Taiwan. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 38(2):159-161.

Valderrama D; Engle CR, 2004. Farm-level economic effects of viral diseases on Honduran shrimp farms. Journal of Applied Aquaculture, 16(1/2):1-26.

Zarain-Herzberg M; Ascencio-Valle F, 2001. Taura syndrome in México: follow-up study in shrimp farms of Sinaloa. Aquaculture, 193(1/2):1-9.

Distribution References

Aranguren L F, Salazar M, Tang K, Caraballo X, Lightner D, 2013. Characterization of a new strain of Taura syndrome virus (TSV) from Colombian shrimp farms and the implication in the selection of TSV resistant lines. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 112 (1), 68-73. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022201112002212 DOI:10.1016/j.jip.2012.08.009

Côté I, Navarro S, Tang K F J, Noble B, Lightner D V, 2008. Taura syndrome virus from Venezuela is a new genetic variant. Aquaculture. 284 (1/4), 62-67. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6T4D-4T6CTHY-2&_user=10&_coverDate=11%2F01%2F2008&_rdoc=11&_fmt=high&_orig=browse&_srch=doc-info(%23toc%234972%232008%23997159998%23700653%23FLA%23display%23Volume)&_cdi=4972&_sort=d&_docanchor=&_ct=44&_acct=C000050221&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=10&md5=a3981d348a00f177026ad3509092a4d4 DOI:10.1016/j.aquaculture.2008.07.059

Dhar A K, Lakshman D K, Amundsen K, Robles-Sikisaka R, Kaizer K N, Roy S, Hasson K W, Allnutt F C T, 2010. Characterization of a Taura syndrome virus isolate originating from the 2004 Texas epizootic in cultured shrimp. Archives of Virology. 155 (3), 315-327. DOI:10.1007/s00705-009-0584-5

Do JeongWan, Cha SeungJu, Lee NamSil, Kim YiCheong, Kim JinWoo, Kim JaeDong, Park JeongWoo, 2006. Taura syndrome virus from Penaeus vannamei shrimp cultured in Korea. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 70 (1/2), 171-174.

Erickson H S, Poulos B T, Tang K F J, Bradley-Dunlop D, Lightner D V, 2005. Taura syndrome virus from Belize represents a unique variant. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 64 (2), 91-98. DOI:10.3354/dao064091

Lighter D V, Redman R M, Hasson K W, Pantoja C R, 1995. Taura syndrome in Penaeus vannamei (Crustacea: Decapoda): gross signs, histopathology and ultrastructure. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 21 (1), 53-59. DOI:10.3354/dao021053

Nielsen L, Sang-oum W, Cheevadhanarak S, Flegel T W, 2005. Taura syndrome virus (TSV) in Thailand and its relationship to TSV in China and the Americas. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 63 (2/3), 101-106. DOI:10.3354/dao063101

OIE Handistatus, 2005. World Animal Health Publication and Handistatus II (dataset for 2004)., Paris, France: Office International des Epizooties.

OIE, 2018. World Animal Health Information System (WAHIS): Jul-Dec. In: OIE-WAHIS Platform, Paris, France: OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health). unpaginated. https://wahis.oie.int/

OIE, 2018a. World Animal Health Information System (WAHIS): Jan-Jun. In: OIE-WAHIS Platform, Paris, France: OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health). unpaginated. https://wahis.oie.int

OIE, 2019. World Animal Health Information System (WAHIS): Jul-Dec. In: OIE-WAHIS Platform, Paris, France: OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health). unpaginated. https://wahis.oie.int/

OIE, 2019a. World Animal Health Information System (WAHIS): Jan-Jun. In: OIE-WAHIS Platform, Paris, France: OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health). unpaginated. https://wahis.oie.int/

OIE, 2020. World Animal Health Information System (WAHIS): Jul-Dec. In: OIE-WAHIS Platform, Paris, France: OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health). unpaginated. https://wahis.oie.int/

OIE, 2020a. World Animal Health Information System (WAHIS). Jan-Jun. In: OIE-WAHIS Platform, Paris, France: OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health). unpaginated. https://wahis.oie.int/

Robles-Sikisaka R, Hasson K W, Garcia D K, Brovont K E, Cleveland K D, Klimpel K R, Dhar A K, 2002. Genetic variation and immunohistochemical differences among geographic isolates of Taura syndrome virus of penaeid shrimp. Journal of General Virology. 83 (12), 3123-3130.

Seebens H, Blackburn T M, Dyer E E, Genovesi P, Hulme P E, Jeschke J M, Pagad S, Pyšek P, Winter M, Arianoutsou M, Bacher S, Blasius B, Brundu G, Capinha C, Celesti-Grapow L, Dawson W, Dullinger S, Fuentes N, Jäger H, Kartesz J, Kenis M, Kreft H, Kühn I, Lenzner B, Liebhold A, Mosena A (et al), 2017. No saturation in the accumulation of alien species worldwide. Nature Communications. 8 (2), 14435. http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms14435

Tang K F J, Navarro S A, Pantoja C R, Aranguren F L, Lightner D V, 2012. New genotypes of white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) and Taura syndrome virus (TSV) from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 99 (3), 179-185. http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/dao/v99/n3/p179-185/ DOI:10.3354/dao02470

Tu Chien, Huang HsuTien, Chuang ShengHsiung, Hsu JungPing, Kuo ShuTing, Li NanJung, Hsu TienLai, Li MingChang, Lin ShihYuh, 1999. Taura syndrome in pacific white shrimp Penaeus vannamei cultured in Taiwan. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 38 (2), 159-161.

Valderrama D, Engle C R, 2004. Farm-level economic effects of viral diseases on Honduran shrimp farms. Journal of Applied Aquaculture. 16 (1/2), 1-26. DOI:10.1300/J028v16n01_01

Zarain-Herzberg M, Ascencio-Valle F, 2001. Taura syndrome in México: follow-up study in shrimp farms of Sinaloa. Aquaculture. 193 (1/2), 1-9. DOI:10.1016/S0044-8486(00)00468-3

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