Characteristics, Pathogenicity and Antibiotic Sensitivity of Bacterial Isolates from White Spot Diseased Shrimp

Loka, Jayasree and Janakiram, P and Madhavi, R (2000) Characteristics, Pathogenicity and Antibiotic Sensitivity of Bacterial Isolates from White Spot Diseased Shrimp. Asian Fisheries Science, 13. pp. 327-334.

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Abstract

A bacteriological study was undertaken on white spot diseased shrimp collected from extensive, modified-extensive and semi-intensive ponds located at Visakhapatnam and East Godavari districts of North Coastal Andhra Pradesh. The diseased shrimp exhibited white spots and red discoloration of the body. Four species of bacteria, V. alginolyticus, V. parahaemolyticus, V. anguillarum and Pseudomonas aeruginosa were isolated from the hemolymph of the diseased shrimp. V. alginolyticus was found to be the most dominant and virulent species. All the bacterial isolates showed sensitivity towards oxytetracycline which is a commonly used antibiotic in culture ponds.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pathogenicity; Antibiotic Sensitivity; Bacterial Isolates; White Spot Diseased Shrimp
Subjects: Fish Diseases
Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions: CMFRI-Karwar
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 30 May 2012 04:23
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:52
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/8967

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