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-Cochin > Marine Biotechnology
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > 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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