Infectious Hypodermal and Haematopoietic Necrosis Virus (IHHNV) : US shrimp farmer placed under quarantine after this deadly disease finding

Infectious Hypodermal and Haematopoietic Necrosis Virus (IHHNV) : US shrimp farmer placed under quarantine after this deadly disease finding

Natural Shrimp Inc. which is US land-based farmer was placed under quarantine after the viral shrimp disease Infectious Hypodermal and Haematopoietic Necrosis Virus (IHHNV) was discovered at its facility in La Coste, Texas.

Presence of IHHNV is detected from two post-larvae shipments from its hatchery supplier in March and April. However, at the time of the receipt of the shipments, Natural Shrimp was notified by its supplier that the shipments were virus-free.

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