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Disease case studies

As part of its responsibilities as a regional resource centre, our aquatic health unit maintains a series of disease case studies, which include photographic slide illustrations. The case studies have been contributed by a number of animal health organisations across the Asia-Pacific region.

Click on the links in the table below to view each case study.

​2009 ​
October – December​ Barramundi (Lates calcarifer) with ichthyobodosis (with a moderante epitheliocystis infection)
March – June​ Infestation of black bream (Acantroparus butcheri) with the copepod Caligus epidemicus​
2008​ ​
April – June​ Amoebic gill disease in quinnat salmon (Orcorhynchus tshawytscha)​
January – March ​ Microsporidiosis in western rock lobster (Panulirus cygnus)​
October – December​ Whirling disease in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)​
July – September​ Chilodonellosis or Chilodonella sp. infestation in barramundi (Lates calcarifer)​
April – June​ Abalone ganglioneuritis​
January – March​ Effects of the pathogen Uronema on weedy seadragons (F. Signathidae, Phyllopteryx taeniolatus) produced by aquaculture​
October – December​ Barramundi (lates calcarifer) with lammeliar epithelial hyperplasia associated with Amyloodinium sp.​
July – September​ Translocated Sydney rock oysters (Saccostrea glomerata) exposed to Marteilia sydneyi (QX disease)​
April – June​ Barramundi (Lates calcarifer) infected by Streptococuss iniae​
January – March​ Australian flat oyster (Ostrea angasi) with Bonamia parasites​
October – December ​ Infectious Pancreatic Necrosis (IPN) virus in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)​
July – September​ Epizootic Ulcerative Syndrome (EUS)​
April – June​ Goldfish Cyprinid herpesvirus 2​
January – March​ Banana prawn (Penaeus merguiensis) with haemocytic enteritis and chronic septic hepatopancreatiti ​

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