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Infectious disease in aquaculture : prevention and control
edited by Brian Austin.
Veterinary Medicine Library Call Number
  Stacks SH171 .I534 2012 (Browse Shelf) Available
Other Authors
  • ISBN: 9780857090164 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 085709016X (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780857095862 (online)
  • ISBN: 0857095862 (online)
  • OCLC Number: 755698559
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents

Part 1. IMMUNE RESPONSES IN FISH AND SHELLFISH AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS FOR DISEASE CONTROL. The innate and adaptive immune system of fish -- Crustacean immune responses and their implications for disease control -- Immune responses in molluscs and their implications for disease control -- Stress and resistance to infectious diseases in fish --Part 2. ADVANCES IN DISEASE DIAGNOSTICS, VETERINARY DRUGS AND VACCINES. Advances in diagnostic methods for mollusc, crustacean and finfish diseases -- Quality assurance in aquaculture disease diagnostics -- Antibiotics in aquaculture: reducing their use and maintaining their efficacy -- Considerations for the use of anti-parasitic drugs in aquaculture -- Developments in vaccination against fish bacterial diseases -- Developments in adjuvants for fish vaccines --Part 3. DEVELOPMENT OF SPECIFIC PATHOGEN FREE POPULATIONS AND NOVEL APPROACHES FOR DISEASE CONTROL. Development of specific pathogen free (SPF) shrimp stocks and their application to sustainable shrimp farming -- The role of risk analysis in the development of biosecurity programmes for the maintenance of specific pathogen free populations -- Developments in genomics relevant to disease control in aquaculture -- Bacteria and bacteriophages as biological agents for disease control in aquaculture -- Managing the microbiota in aquaculture systems for disease prevention and control -- Natural antimicrobial compounds for use in aquaculture -- The potential for antimicrobial peptides to improve fish health in aquaculture -- Advances in non-chemical methods for parasite prevention and control in fish.