Early Mortality Syndrome Outbreaks: A Microbial Management Issue in Shrimp Farming?

Abstract

A recent disease of farmed Penaeid shrimp, commonly referred to as ‘‘early mortality syndrome’’ (EMS) or more technically known as ‘‘acute hepatopancreatic necrosis disease’’ (AHPND), was first reported in southern China in 2010 and subsequently in Vietnam, Thailand, and Malaysia [1]. The EMS/AHPND disease typically affects shrimp postlarvae within 20–30… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1003919

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@inproceedings{Schryver2014EarlyMS, title={Early Mortality Syndrome Outbreaks: A Microbial Management Issue in Shrimp Farming?}, author={Peter De Schryver and Tom Defoirdt and Patrick Sorgeloos}, booktitle={PLoS pathogens}, year={2014} }