Use of molecular tools for mollusc disease diagnosis

Type Article
Date 1999
Language English
Author(s) Berthe Franck1, Burreson Em2, Hine Mike3
Affiliation(s) 1 : IFREMER, Lab Genet & Pathol, La Tremblade, France.
2 : Coll William & Mary, Virginia Inst Marine Sci, Gloucester Point, VA 23062 USA.
3 : Natl Inst Water & Atmospher Res, Wellington, New Zealand.
Source Bulletin Of The European Association Of Fish Pathologists (0108-0288) (Eur Assoc Fish Pathologists), 1999 , Vol. 19 , N. 6 , P. 277-278
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Abstract Recently, an increasing number of research teams are engaged in developing DNA-based diagnostic techniques for mollusc pathogens. These techniques are slowly moving from development in specialised laboratories for research purposes, to routine application and are expected to find an increasing use in routine disease monitoring programs in mollusc aquaculture and in efforts to prevent the spread of pathogens within and between nations. Considering the probable development and interest in these diagnostic techniques, the potential for wide applications in aquaculture and the inherent problems currently associated with their use, it appears necessary to address these issues.
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Berthe Franck, Burreson Em, Hine Mike (1999). Use of molecular tools for mollusc disease diagnosis. Bulletin Of The European Association Of Fish Pathologists, 19(6), 277-278. Open Access version :