New study shows vertical transmission of tilapia lake virus

(11/04/19)

A recent study suggests that tilapia lake virus (TiLV) causes systemic infections that can move to the hosts’ reproductive organs and transmit the infection from parents to offspring.

A study, published in the journal Aquaculture, has provided further evidence that tilapia lake virus (TiLV) can be transmitted from infected broodstock to fertilised eggs.

Analysis of infected broodstock indicated that the virus causes systemic infections that impact the liver, kidneys, spleen, brain, heart and connective..........................................................


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