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Fish Vaccination.


Fish Vaccination

Edited by Roar Gudding, Atle Lillehaug, and Uystein Evensen



383 pages




Gudding, Lillehaug, and Evensen edit this thorough volume on fish vaccination. An introduction to the history of fish vaccination is followed by discussion of vaccination as prevention, non-replicating and replicating vaccines, DNA vaccines, and vaccination routes. Adjuvants and the piscine innate and adaptive immune response are covered, as well as the development, control, legal regulations, procedures, side-effects, and future research pertaining to fish vaccines. A suite of chapters then discuss specific vaccinations against vibriosis, furunculosis, photobacteriosis, enteric septicemia, yersiniosis, streptococcosis and lactococcosis, piscirickettsiosis, bacterial kidney disease, Flavobacteriaceae, viral hemorrhagic septicemia and necrosis, infectious pancreatic necrosis, infectious salmon anemia, koi herpesvirus disease, Salmonid alphavirus, and Betanodavirus. A last contribution discusses immunostimulation of crustaceans. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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