3. Pathology and Disease Diagnosis

  1. John A. Plumb Professor Emeritus1 and
  2. Larry A. Hanson Professor Fish Pathologist2

Published Online: 16 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470958353.ch3

Health Maintenance and Principal Microbial Diseases of Cultured Fishes, Third Edition

Health Maintenance and Principal Microbial Diseases of Cultured Fishes, Third Edition

How to Cite

Plumb, J. A. and Hanson, L. A. (2010) Pathology and Disease Diagnosis, in Health Maintenance and Principal Microbial Diseases of Cultured Fishes, Third Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470958353.ch3

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures, Auburn University, Alabama, USA

  2. 2

    Department Department of Basic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Mississippi, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 22 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813816937

Online ISBN: 9780470958353

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Keywords:

  • pathology and disease diagnosis;
  • disease diagnosis investigative science - findings from multiple disciplines;
  • pathology study of disease - and bodily changes produced by them;
  • channel catfish virus (CCV) - etiological agent of channel catfish virus disease (CCVD);
  • pathological changes in individual fish - aiding in recognition and identification of diseases;
  • embolism obstruction - gas bubbles in vascular system blood flow interruption;
  • hypertrophy increase in size or volume - of body part or organ;
  • disease recognition and diagnosis;
  • pathogen identification - AFS Blue Book (AFS-FHS 2007) and OIE Diagnostic Manual (OIE 2009);
  • bacterial fish disease diagnosis - culturing and isolating pathogen on laboratory media

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pathology

  • Cause of disease

  • Disease recognition and diagnosis

  • References