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Effect of Total Dissolved Solids and Temperature on Bacteriophage Therapy against Luminous vibriosis in Shrimp

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Title: Effect of Total Dissolved Solids and Temperature on Bacteriophage Therapy against Luminous vibriosis in Shrimp
Authors: Choudhury, Tanmoy Gon
Maiti, Biswajit
Venugopal, Moleyur Nagarajappa
Karunasagar, Indrani
LC Subject Headings: Fish culture--Israel.
Fish culture.
Issue Date: 2012
Series/Report no.: The Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - Bamidgeh
Abstract: Bacteriophage therapy is an efficient, eco-friendly, and scientifically demonstrable solution to antibiotic resistance in bacteria. Environmental factors have a profound influence on the growth and activity of phages. We evaluated the influence of two important parameters of the aquatic environment on phage activity, i.e., total dissolved solids (TDS) and temperature. Evaluated levels of TDS were 11.25, 22.63, and 38.43 mg/ml; studied temperatures were 20, 30, and 37ºC. Levels were chosen from the ranges of values encountered during larvae rearing in a hatchery. Of seven
Pages/Duration: 6 pages
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10524/23591
ISSN: 0792-156X
Appears in Collections:Volume 64, 2012



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