Diagnosis, prevention and control of emerging and re-emerging diseases in aquaculture

  1. Torres Corral, Yolanda
Dirixida por:
  1. Ysabel Santos Rodríguez Director

Universidade de defensa: Universidade de Santiago de Compostela

Fecha de defensa: 11 de outubro de 2022

  1. África González Fernández Presidente/a
  2. María Isabel Quiroga Berdeal, Secretaria
  3. María Luisa Pérez del Molino Bernal Vogal
  1. Departamento de Microbioloxía e Parasitoloxía

Tipo: Tese


The inability of the extractive fishing industry to meet the growing demand for aquatic products has prompted the rapid growth of aquaculture, a trend that has persisted over the last ten years. However, bacterial infections, which cause significant economic losses and pose a risk to human health, are one of the main constraints facing this industry. Therefore, in this PhD work, new methods for the identification and typing of pathogenic bacteria based on the study of their genome and proteome have been developed and tested as an alternative to conventional diagnostic methods. In addition, the efficacy and safety of new vaccines as a prophylactic method for the prevention of bacterial diseases in fish has been studied.