Channel Catfish Herpesvirus

  • J. A. Plumb

Abstract

Herpesvirus of channel catfish causes a serious problem in channel catfish fingerlings in the Southern United States and other areas where this species is cultured. The causative agent of channel catfish virus disease (CCVD) is also known as Herpesvirus ictaluri and commonly called channel catfish virus (CCV) (Wolf and Darlington, 1971; Fijan, 1968). The following review of herpesvirus of channel catfish included discussion of its epizootiology, clinical signs, pathogenicity, pathology and other aspects of CCVD.

Keywords

Agar Attenuation Chloroform Chlorine Doyle 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. A. Plumb
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures and Alabama Agricultural Experiment StationAuburn UniversityAlabamaUSA

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