Characterization of a Novel Orthomyxo-like Virus Causing Mass Die-Offs of Tilapia

    Japhette Esther Kembou Tsofack
    Japhette Esther Kembou Tsofack
    James P. Ng
    James P. Ng
    Adam Nitido
    Adam Nitido
    André Corvelo
    André Corvelo
    Sandra Cathrine Abel Nielsen
    Sandra Cathrine Abel Nielsen
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    Mbio, 2016.

    Abstract:

    ABSTRACT Tilapia are an important global food source due to their omnivorous diet, tolerance for high-density aquaculture, and relative disease resistance. Since 2009, tilapia aquaculture has been threatened by mass die-offs in farmed fish in Israel and Ecuador. Here we report evidence implicating a novel orthomyxo-like virus in these ou...More
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