Curcumin is an effective bactericdal in catfish



Study finds curcumin dietary supplment is an effective bactericdal in catfish

By Staff, 03/07/2018

Researchers at have found that a curcumin dietary supplement is an effective bactericidal against Streptococcus agalactiae in silver catfish.

"Our results demonstrated that curcumin dietary supplement exerts potent bactericidal action against S. agalactiae, presenting 100% of therapeutic efficacy when compared to infected and non-supplemented animals.

Also, the treatment prevented the occurrence of clinical signs of disease, as erratic swimming, corneal opacity, skin lesions in the fin and tail, and loss of appetite.

In summary, curcumin can be a promising dietary supplement for improving disease resistance."

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