White spot syndrome virus (WSSV) infection in tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon: A non-lethal histopathological rapid diagnostic method using paraffin and frozen sections

Rajendran, K V and Vijayan, K K and Santiago, T C and Rajan, J J S (2005) White spot syndrome virus (WSSV) infection in tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon: A non-lethal histopathological rapid diagnostic method using paraffin and frozen sections. Aquaculture International, 13. pp. 341-349.

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    Abstract

    White spot syndrome virus (WSSV) infection was induced in tiger shrimp, Penaeus monodon, under laboratory conditions, and histopathological changes in subcuticular epithelial cells of the eye stalk and pleopod were studied sequentially at different time post-challenge. Routine histological techniques using paraffin embedded tissues, as well as frozen tissues, were used to document WSSV infection. Histological manifestations such as cellular hypertrophy in the subcuticular epithelial cells of the eyestalk and pleopod could be detected as early as 18 h postinfection (p.i.) before the manifestation of clinical signs of the disease

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: White spot syndrome virus; WSSV; infection; tiger shrimp; Penaeus monodon; diagnostic method; paraffin; frozen sections; histopathology
    Subjects: Fish Diseases
    Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Biotechnology
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Biotechnology
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Biotechnology
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 19 Apr 2011 07:19
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:48
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/8226

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