The first identification of Penaeus monodon baculovirus (MBV) in cultured sand shrimp, Metapenaeus ensis.
Chen, S.N., Lo, C.F., Liu, S.M. & Kou, G.H.
Bull. Eur. Ass. Fish Pathol.
The present paper describes the first identification of Penaeus monodon baculovirus (MBV) from Metapenaeus ensis. Morphology, virogenesis, cytopathology and antigenicity of MBV in the hepatopancreatocytes M. ensis are similar to those in P. monodon .