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Diseases in Aquaculture

University
Teacher
Semester
Semester 3
Credits
6

1. Bacterial morphology
2. Enumeration methods for bacteria (including PCR, ELISA)
3. Antibiotics and antibiotic resistance, vaccination and immunostimulants in
aquaculture
4. Overview of a selection of relevant aquatic animal diseases
5. Hygiene and sanitation
6. probiotics
7. Case studies of marine fish hatcheries, including vaccination protocols
8. Handling/sampling techniques
9. Basic principles in epidemiology and ethical issues
10. Practical lab work on bacterial antibiotics susceptibility, bacterial plasmid
conjugation, quorum sensing, bacterial virulence factors. Practical work on clinical
investigation of fish