white spot syndrome

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white spot syndrome

a baculovirus complex with probably three baculoviruses involved; clinical signs include a loose cuticle with white or reddish-brown spots; 100% mortality in 3-10 days not uncommon in Penaeus monodon, P. japonicus, P. chinensis, P. indicus, P. merguiensis, P. setiferus.
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Detection of monodon baculovirus and whitespot syndrome virus in apparently healthy Penaeus monodon postlarvae from India by polymerase chain reaction.