Detection of white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) in the Pacific oyster Crassostrea gigas.

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Oysters Crassostrea gigas were placed at water supply canals of three shrimp farms in Guasave, Mexico where WSSV outbreaks occur. Animals were sampled through April-August and September-December to detect WSSV DNA. By using three different PCR protocols, only oysters from a farm undergoing a WSSV outbreak were found WSSV-positive in gills and digestive… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jip.2010.04.004

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@article{VzquezBoucard2010DetectionOW, title={Detection of white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) in the Pacific oyster Crassostrea gigas.}, author={Celia V{\'a}zquez-Boucard and P{\'i}ndaro {\'A}lvarez-Ruiz and Cristina Escobedo-Fregoso and Gerardo Alfonso Anguiano-Vega and Ma. de Jes{\'u}s Dur{\'a}n-Avelar and Vania Serrano Pinto and C{\'e}sar Marcial Escobedo-Bonilla}, journal={Journal of invertebrate pathology}, year={2010}, volume={104 3}, pages={245-7} }