Iodine as a Disinfectant against Monodon Baculovirus (MBV)

Manisseri, Mary K and Spann, K M and Lester, R J G (1999) Iodine as a Disinfectant against Monodon Baculovirus (MBV). Asian Fisheries Science, 12. pp. 105-111.


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    Virions of monodon baculovirus (MBV) were exposed to 0, 50, 200, 800, 3000 and 10000 ppm iodine at 4°C for 5 min and then used in a bioassay with Penaeu8 monodon postlarvae. Occlusion bodies were identified by histology in shrimp exposed to MBV treated with all iodine concentrations except 10000 ppm. Treatment with 3000 ppm reduced the prevalence and density of infection. However, only 10000 ppm iodine completely inactivated MBV

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Iodine; Disinfectant; Monodon Baculovirus; MBV
    Subjects: Fish Diseases
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Biotechnology
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Biotechnology
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Biotechnology
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2011 08:05
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:48

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