Mexican farmers treat lethal shrimp virus with TPU drug

    Press/Media: Research


    A silver nanoparticles-based drug developed by TPU scientists and their Mexican partners has recently been tested in Mexico for the treatment of a lethal and contagious disease in shrimps – a white spot syndrome virus (WSSV). The study revealed that after administration of a drug the survival rate of infected shrimps was 80%. Further, the drug might significantly help marine farmers in Mexico to fight the virus.

    Period19 Apr 2017

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