The INFOFISH world shrimp conference 2019, was celebrated in Bangkok, Thailand from November 12th to 14th. In this conference, Dr. Kallaya Sritunyalucksana , member of INSH and leader of the AQHT laboratory was present to talk about current situation of shrimp disease in Thailand, including EHP, WSSV
On November 6th 2019, members of INSH gave a conference aimed to update in the progress of INSH collaborations. The conferences were given by members of the Thai team, Dr. Ornchuma Itsathitphaisarn and Dr. Kallaya Sritunyalucksana aswell as UK team, Dr. David Bass, Dr. Diana Minardi and Dr. Wendy Higgins.
Among the emergent shrimp diseases, hepatopancreatic microsporidiosis (HPM) caused by the microsporidian Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei (EHP) is one of the most relevant. In this workshop aimed to laboratory and shrimp farm technicians, we shared our knowledge on this disease and provided the ideal tools for identification and detection that have been developed.
Aqua Expo, one of the biggest aquaculture meetings in latin america was celebrated in Guayaquil, Ecuador on October 2019. Dr. Diva J. Aldama Cano, member of INSH and AQHT laboratory was invited as part of the shrimp disease sessions. She gave two conferences regarding viral diseases and emergent diseases in Thai aquaculture, an update on the current laboratory techniques to diagnose these diseases. The talks were given in spanish.
On August 2019, a member of INSH and AQHT laboratory, Dr. Diva J. Aldama Cano attended Aqua Aquaria 2019, celebrated in Hyderabaad, India. In this conference, we shared current information relevant to EHP, one of the major diseases affecting asian shrimp farming industry.