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Control of furunculosis in fresh- and seawater farms in Norway


, : Control of furunculosis in fresh- and seawater farms in Norway. Parasites and diseases in natural waters and aquaculture in Nordic countries: 129-130

Furunculosis was introduced to Norway in 1985 with imported Atlantic salmon after 8 years with no outbreaks. Although the initial outbreak was small, it could not be controlled by isolation and antibiotic treatment, and 30 fish farms were affected. A control programme based on slaughter and strict hygiene was used to control the outbreak.

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