Visual loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) for the rapid diagnosis of Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei (EHP) infection.
- Sathish Kumar T,
- Navaneeth Krishnan A,
- Joseph Sahaya Rajan J,
- Makesh M,
- Jithendran K P,
- Alavandi S V,
- Vijayan K K
Parasitol Res 2018 Mar 17. Epub 2018 Mar 17.
ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture, #75 Santhome High Road, Raja Annamalai Puram, Chennai, 600028, India.
The emerging microsporidian parasite Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei (EHP), the causative agent of hepatopancreatic microsporidiosis, has been widely reported in shrimp-farming countries. EHP infection can be detected by light microscopy observation of spores (1.7 × 1 μm) in stained hepatopancreas (HP) tissue smears, HP tissue sections, and fecal samples. Read More