Freshwater Aquaculture Nurseries and Infection of Fish with Zoonotic Trematodes, Vietnam

@inproceedings{Phan2010FreshwaterAN,
  title={Freshwater Aquaculture Nurseries and Infection of Fish with Zoonotic Trematodes, Vietnam},
  author={Van Thi Phan and Annette Kj{\ae}r Ersb{\o}ll and Thanh Thi Nguyen and Khue Viet Nguyen and Ha T Nguyen and Darwin Murrell and Anders Dalsgaard},
  booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases},
  year={2010}
}
Residents of the Red River Delta region of northern Vietnam have a long tradition of eating raw fish. Fish-borne zoonotic trematodes (FZTs) are estimated to infect ≈1 million persons in Vietnam. It remains uncertain at what stages in the aquaculture production cycle fish become infected with FZTs. Newly hatched fish (fry) from 8 hatcheries and juveniles from 27 nurseries were therefore examined for FZT infection. No FZTs were found in fry from hatcheries. In nurseries, FZT prevalence in… CONTINUE READING

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