INSH members and researchers of the AQHT laboratory participated in the AquaEpi II meeting celebrated in Hua Hin, Thailand on November 4-6, 2019. On this meeting, Dr. Anuphah Prachumwat and Dr. Natthinee Munkongwongsiri presented their work on emergent disease, such as microbiome analysis of WFS and environmental carriers of EHP
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.