Infectious Pancreatic Necrosis

  title={Infectious Pancreatic Necrosis},
  author={Jonathan Hnath},
Infectious pancreatic necrosis (IPN) is a viral infection primarily of trout and salmon, but the virus has also been isolated from a wide variety of other fish species. The infection is characteristically seen in trout as an acute disease causing high mortality in fry and fingerlings. However, it may also occur as a benign and inconspicuous infection (Bullock et al. 1976). Because high fish losses are often associated with IPN outbreaks, it is considered one of the major fish disease problems… CONTINUE READING