Clinical observations of black disease in fairy shrimps, Streptocephalus sirindhornae and Branchinella thailandensis, from Thailand and pathogen verification.

@article{Saejung2011ClinicalOO,
  title={Clinical observations of black disease in fairy shrimps, Streptocephalus sirindhornae and Branchinella thailandensis, from Thailand and pathogen verification.},
  author={Chewapat Saejung and Kishio Hatai and Sanae Wada and Osamu Kurata and La-orsri Sanoamuang},
  journal={Journal of fish diseases},
  year={2011},
  volume={34 12},
  pages={911-20}
}
In this study, black disease infecting fairy shrimps, Streptocephalus sirindhornae Sanoamuang, Murugan, Weekers & Dumont, and Branchinella thailandensis Sanoamuang, Saengphan & Murugan, in Thailand, was investigated. The typical signs of the disease are the appearance of black spots on the cuticle, located mainly on the dorsal side and thoracopods. A number of rod-shaped bacteria aggregated in the black spots and were visualized by scanning electron microscopy. The histopathological results… CONTINUE READING