Epizootic Ulcerative Syndrome (EUS) Technical Handbook.

Abstract

This handbook on epizootic ulcerative syndrome (EUS), aims to provide scientists and fish health workers with background information on this important disease, as well as practical recommendations for its diagnosis and control.

The contents are as follows:
INTRODUCTION
HISTORY
Mycotic granulomatosis (MG)
Red spot disease (RSD)
Epizootic ulcerative syndrome (EUS)
Other similar diseases
Ulcerative mycosis (UM)
Cod ulcer disease
SPECIES AFFECTED
SOCIO-ECONOMICS
PUBLIC HEALTH
AETIOLOGY
Fungi (The pathogenic Aphanomyces fungus; Involvement of other saprophytic fungi)
Viruses (History of isolation of EUS-associated viruses; Pathogenicity of EUS-associated viruses)
Parasites
Bacteria
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS
Temperature
Rainfall and related water quality variables
Flooding
Site characteristics (Source of infection; Soil or sediment characteristics)
Conclusion
DIAGNOSIS
Clinical signs
Gross pathology
Histopathology
EPIDEMIOLOGY
CONTROL OF EUS
Prevention (Eradication; Exclusion; Management; Surveillance; Treatment).

Citation

Epizootic Ulcerative Syndrome (EUS) Technical Handbook. The Aquatic Animal Health Research Institute (AAHRI), Bangkok, Thailand, ISBN 974-7604-58-2, 88 pp.

Epizootic Ulcerative Syndrome (EUS) Technical Handbook.

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