Science Serving Maryland's Coasts

R/F-70

Pathogenesis and diagnosis of selected striped bass diseases of microbial etiology

Principal Investigator: 

Frank M. Hetrick

Start/End Year: 

1990 to 1994

Institution: 

University of Maryland, College Park

Co-Principal investigator: 

Robert S. Roberson, University of Maryland, College Park

Topic(s): 

Description: 

To study the sequential pathological and microbiological changes occurring in striped bass experimentally infected with selected microbial pathogens, to study virulence mechanisms of those pathogens, and to develop rapid and sensitive methods for their detection.