Summary and Implications
Day 15 specific pathogen free Post-Larval Pacific White Shrimp, Litopeneaus vannamei, were infected with Necrotizing Hepatopancreatitis bacteria (NHPB) by per os exposure. This is the first documented report of controlled post larval (PL) infection and mortality with NHPB.
Iowa State University
Loy, J. Dustin and Harris, D. L. Hank
"Experimental Transmission of Necrotizing Hepatopancreatitis Bacteria to Post-Larval Litopeneaus Vannamei,"
Animal Industry Report:
AS 654, ASL R2256.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/ans_air/vol654/iss1/5