Novel gene isolated from Caligus rogercresseyi: a promising target for vaccine development against sea lice.

@article{Carpio2011NovelGI,
  title={Novel gene isolated from Caligus rogercresseyi: a promising target for vaccine development against sea lice.},
  author={Yamila Carpio and Liliana Basabe and Jannel Acosta and A. Garcia Rodriguez and Adriana Mendoza and Ang{\'e}lica Lisperger and Eugenio Zamorano and Margarita P. Gonz{\'a}lez and Mario Rivas and Sergio F. Contreras and D. E. Haussmann and Jaime Figueroa and Ver{\'o}nica N Osorio and Gladys Asencio and Jorge Mancilla and Gordon Ritchie and Carlos J Borroto and Mario Estrada},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2011},
  volume={29 15},
  pages={2810-20}
}
Sea lice (Copepoda, Caligidae) are the most widely distributed marine pathogens in the salmon industry in the last 30 years. Caligus rogercresseyi is the most important species affecting Chile's salmon industry. Vaccines against caligid copepods have the potential to be a cost-effective means of controlling the infestation and avoid many of the disadvantages of medicine treatments. However, research in the development of such vaccines has begun only recently and approaches used thus far have… CONTINUE READING

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