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Taura Syndrome

Last Modified: Fri, 24 Nov 2017 10:19:27 GMT
Disease name
Taura Syndrome
Species affected
Taura syndrome (TS) is a virus disease of penaeid shrimp caused by infection with Taura syndrome virus (TSV) (3, 15, 27, 42). The principal host species in which TSV can cause significant disease outbreaks and mortalities are Penaeus vannamei and P. stylirostris. TS has three distinct phases: acute, transition and chronic
Status in Ireland
Not Reported
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland
Never Recorded
DAFM Division Responsible
The Marine Institute
Fiona Geoghegan (Fish Health Manager)
Link to relevant external website