Four years of monitoring for viral haemorrhagic septicaemia virus in marine waters around the United Kingdom.

  title={Four years of monitoring for viral haemorrhagic septicaemia virus in marine waters around the United Kingdom.},
  author={Peter A. Dixon and Stuart Avery and Elias Chambers and Simon Feist and H Mandhar and Luke Parry and David M Stone and H K Str\ommen and Johanna Thurlow and Clarissa Lui and Keith Way},
  journal={Diseases of aquatic organisms},
  volume={54 3},
Between 1995 and 1998, marine fish from around the coast of the UK were collected and samples analysed for viral haemorrhagic septicaemia virus (VHSV) using cell culture isolation methods. In 1997 and 1998 the samples were also analysed for VHSV by reverse transcription PCR (RT-PCR). A total of 1867 fish of 11 species were tested, but VHSV was isolated on only 1 occasion, from herring Clupea harengus, in 1996. However, despite VHSV not being isolated in 1997 and 1998, in both years samples of… CONTINUE READING
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