Victor Stalin Raj

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The present work provides the first evidence of polychaete worms as passive vectors of white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) in the transmission of white spot disease to Penaeus monodon broodstocks. The study was based on live polychaete worms, Marphysa spp., obtained from worm suppliers/worm fishers as well as samples collected from 8 stations on the northern(More)
Cyprinid herpesvirus 3 (CyHV-3), also known as Koi herpesvirus, is the etiological agent of a mortal disease in common and koi carp. Recently, we investigated the entry of CyHV-3 in carp using bioluminescence imaging and a CyHV-3 recombinant strain expressing luciferase (LUC). We demonstrated that the skin is the major portal of entry after inoculation of(More)
Koi herpesvirus, also known as cyprinid herpesvirus 3 (CyHV-3), is the aetiological agent of an emerging and mortal disease in common and koi carp. CyHV-3 virions present the characteristic morphology of other members of the order Herpesvirales, being composed of an envelope, a capsid containing the genome and a tegument. This study identified CyHV-3(More)
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