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ParaFishControl final results shared in online webinar

 News Update: 25 March 2020 ParaFishControl held its final event via an online webinar on 11 March 2020. The event, which...

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NEW ParaFishControl article "Disruption of gut integrity and permeability contributes to enteritis in a fish-parasite model: a story told from serum metabolomics"

BackgroundIn the animal production sector, enteritis is responsible for serious economic losses, and intestinal parasitism is a major stress factor...

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NEW ParaFishControl article "Evidence for the role of extrusomes in evading attack by the host immune system in a scuticociliate parasite"

Like other ciliates, Philasterides dicentrarchi, the scuticociliate parasite of turbot, produces a feeding-only or growing stage called a trophont during...

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NEW ParaFishControl article "Comparative Therapeutic Effects of Natural Compounds Against Saprolegnia spp. (Oomycota) and Amyloodinium ocellatum (Dinophyceae)"

The fish parasites Saprolegnia spp. (Oomycota) and Amyloodinium ocellatum (Dinophyceae) cause important losses in freshwater and marine aquaculture industry, respectively...

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NEW ParaFishControl article "Effect of a functional feed additive on mitigation of experimentally induced gilthead sea bream Sparus aurata enteromyxosis"

In gilthead sea bream Sparus aurata, infection by Enteromyxum leei produces a cachectic syndrome with anorexia, weight loss, severe epaxial...

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NEW ParaFishControl article "Effects of Enteromyxum spp. (Myxozoa) infection in the regulation of intestinal E-cadherin: Turbot against gilthead sea bream"

Enteromyxoses are relevant diseases for turbot and gilthead sea bream aquaculture. The myxozoan parasites invade the intestinal mucosa, causing a...

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NEW ParaFishControl article "Selection of suitable reference genes for gene expression studies in myxosporean (Myxozoa, Cnidaria) parasites"

Myxozoans (Cnidaria: Myxozoa) are an extremely diversified group of endoparasites some of which are causative agents of serious diseases in...

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NEW ParaFishControl article "Immune response to Ichthyophthirius multifiliis and role of IgT"

The parasitic ciliate Ichthyophthirius multifiliis causes white spot disease in freshwater fish worldwide. The theront penetrates external surfaces of the...

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NEW ParaFishControl article "Blood feast: exploring the erythrocyte‐feeding behavior of the myxozoan Sphaerospora molnari"

Aims: As the most abundant cell population in the blood, erythrocytes represent an attractive source of nutrients and a protective...

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NEW ParaFishControl article "Paralogs of Common Carp Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor (G-CSF) Have Different Functions Regarding Development, Trafficking and Activation of Neutrophils"

Mammalian granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF; CSF3) is a primary cytokine that promotes the development, mobilization, and activation of neutrophils and...

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Parasite Portrait #4 - Ichthyophthirius multifiliis

Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Figure 1) is a freshwater parasite able to infect all freshwater fish tested so far. It causes problems...

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ParaFishControl results presented at international conferences

ParaFishControl partners have been sharing the project results with other scientist and industry representatives in well-known aquaculture related events. Aquafarm 202019-20...

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ParaFishControl trains the next generation researchers

ParaFishControl is committed to training the next generation of aquaculture pathogen researchers. With this in mind, partners continuously train master’s...

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Great collaboration and exchange between ParaFishControl partners

ParaFishControl project relies upon close collaboration between partners. Working together supports the European aquaculture business to address many challenges caused...

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New discoveries in the work towards a vaccine against Sphaerospora molnari

As part of ParaFishControl Work Package 1 (Host-parasite interactions), the Biology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences (BCAS) studies...

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ParaFishControl demonstrates the effectivity of feed additives against enteromyxosis in gilthead sea bream

Enteromyxosis in gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata) is an infection caused by Enteromyxum leei. It produces anorexia, weight loss, severe...

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Providing expert services to the European aquaculture industry: Spotlight on Vertebrate Antibodies

Here we interview the team from Scotland-based, ParaFishControl partner, Vertebrate Antibodies (https://vertebrateantibodies.com/), to learn more about their products and services...

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New treatment tackles costly parasitic disease for freshwater farmed and ornamental fish

Press release: 06 February 2020 A new treatment has been developed for Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, a parasite commonly found in freshwater fish which...

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New tool raises awareness of the impact of fish farming practices on parasite presence

Press release: 30 January 2020 A unique tool has been created which helps fish farmers to identify the risk of parasite...

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Join us at the ParaFishControl Final Conference "Innovative Strategies to Control Parasites in Aquaculture Farms"

Important notice: The ParaFishControl conference will now be held ONLINE following the unfortunate cancellation of the Brussels event due to Coronavirus...

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ParaFishControl Transfers its Results at Aquaculture Europe 2019

ParaFishControl organised the Workshop "North European Fish Parasite Management Strategies in Aquaculture Farms" at the Aquaculture Europe 2019 conference in Berlin...

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Successful ParaFishControl Industry Forum to Improve the Management of Parasitic Diseases in Mediterranean Aquaculture

ParaFishControl organised the Industry Forum “Mediterranean Fish Parasite Management Strategies” on the 10th September 2019 at the 19th International Conference on...

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ParaFishControl organises the Workshop “North European Fish Parasite Management Strategies in Aquaculture Farms” at Aquaculture Europe 2019

Disease prevention and management are essential for the sustainability of the European aquaculture industry. The diversity of species and farming...

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Join us at the ParaFishControl Industry Forum on "Mediterranean Fish Parasite Management Strategies"

ParaFishControl is organising the Industry Forum “Mediterranean Fish Parasite Management Strategies” at the 19th International Conference on Diseases of Fish...

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ParaFishControl will participate in the Workshop “Bottlenecks in Diagnostics of Mediterranean Fish Diseases” at EAFP 2019

MedAID, PerformFISH and ParaFishControl are organising the workshop “Bottlenecks in Diagnostics of Mediterranean Fish Diseases” at the 19th International Conference on Diseases...

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NEW ParaFishControl article "Acquired protective immune response in a fish-myxozoan model encompasses specific antibodies and inflammation resolution"

Acquired protective immune response in a fish-myxozoan model encompasses specific antibodies and inflammation resolution. Fish & Shellfish Immunology. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fsi.2019.04.300 The myxozoan...

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NEW ParaFishControl article "Methacarn preserves mucus integrity and improves visualization of amoebae in gills of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.)"

Methacarn preserves mucus integrity and improves visualization of amoebae in gills of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.). Journal of Fish Diseases...

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NEW ParaFishControl article "Salmon louse rhabdoviruses: Impact on louse development and transcription of selected Atlantic salmon immune genes"

Salmon louse rhabdoviruses: Impact on louse development and transcription of selected Atlantic salmon immune genes. Developmental & comparative immunology. doi: 10.1016/j.dci.2018.04.023 Recently, it...

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