On November 2019, a meeting was carried out between Dr. Kallaya Sritunyalucksana and members from the shrimp farmer cooperative from the Large Agricultural Land Plot, at Chanthaburi province.
The Shrimp Biology and Pathology of Penaeid shrimp course its an 11 day trainng workshop that includes conferences with the current updates on shrimp disease as well as laboratory training on the most relevant aspects of disease detection. This workshop is offered once a year at Centex Shrimp in Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.
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.