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Institute of Infectology (IMED)

Laboratory for Aquatic Animal Diseases

Investigations on viral, bacterial (Aeromonas, Yersinia) and parasitic (Gyrodactylus salaris) fish diseases (diagnostics and control) as well as on parasitic and viral mollusc diseases (according to EU legislation and German regulation on fish diseases).

Main research topics and projects

  • Characterization and identification of virus isolates from fish and molluscs
  • Immunization against viral fish diseases (e.g. KHV, HVA, SVCV, IHNV, IPNV, SAV, VNNV)
  • Detection of virus diseases of sheatfish and sturgeon
  • Characterization of viruses obtained from marine environment (fish, mollusks)