An infectious viral disease of penaeid shrimp newly found in Korea.

@article{Park1998AnIV,
  title={An infectious viral disease of penaeid shrimp newly found in Korea.},
  author={Ji Hoon Park and Young Sik Lee and Sun Mi Lee},
  journal={Diseases of aquatic organisms},
  year={1998},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={71-5}
}
Since 1993, massive mortalities have occurred among the penaeid shrimp Penaeus orientalis cultured in Korea. The major gross findings of the naturally occurring cases were 2 to 6 mm sized white spots on the inside of the carapace and reddish discolorization. Amphophilic to basophilic intranuclear inclusion bodies were readily observed in the epithelia of epidermis, foregut, gills, and lymphoid organs. Electron microscopy revealed enveloped and non-occluded ellipsoid to rod-shaped virus… CONTINUE READING