February 24, 2020
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Aquatic Animal Health and Environment Division

National Referral Laboratory for Aquatic Animal Diseases (NRLD)

The NRLD provides disease diagnostic services to stakeholders from aquaculture sector on payment. For details, contact: Dr. Subhendu Kumar Otta, Principal Scientist, CIBA, Chennai (Ph. No. +91- 044 - 24618817 Ext: 319; email: subhendu@ciba.res.in)

Diagnostic protocols used for diagnosis of crustacean and finfish diseases at NRLD

S. No.Shrimp and Fish PathogensProtocol
1.White Spot Syndrome Virus (WSSV)OIE, 2015
2.Infectious Hypodermal and Haematopoietic Necrosis Virus (IHHNV)OIE, 2015
3.Yellow Head Virus (YHV)OIE, 2015
4.Taura Syndrome Virus (TSV)OIE, 2015
5.Infectious Myonecrosis Virus (IMNV)OIE, 2015
6.Acute Hepatopancreatic Necrotic Disease (AHPND)Dangtip, et. al., 2015
7.Necrotising Hepatopancreatitis Bacteria (NHPB)IQ 2000 kit (Gene Reach Biotechnology Corp., Taiwan)
8.Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei (EHP)Jaroenlak et. al., 2016
9.Viral Nervous Necrosis (VNN)OIE, 2015
10.IridovirusJeong et al., 2003