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ISSN: 2155-9910

Journal of Marine Science: Research & Development
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Research Article

Challenges and Opportunities in Developing Oral Vaccines against Viral Diseases of Fish

Arun K. Dhar1* and F. C. Thomas Allnutt2

1Towson University, Biology Department, 8000 York Road, Towson, MD 2125

2Phycal Inc., 51 Alpha Park, Highland Heights, OH 44143

*Corresponding Author:
Arun K. Dhar
Towson University, Biology Department
8000 York Road, Towson, MD 2125
Tel: 858-395-7351
E-mail: [email protected] or [email protected]

Received date: November 04, 2011; Accepted date: November 22, 2011; Published date: November 25, 2011

Citation: Dhar AK, Allnutt FCT (2011) Challenges and Opportunities in Developing Oral Vaccines against Viral Diseases of Fish. J Marine Sci Res Development S1:003. doi: 10.4172/2155-9910.S1-003

Copyright: © 2011 Dhar AK, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

Abstract

This review covers the current state of the art in oral vaccination of fish against viral diseases. It provides a comparison of the current state of fish vaccination, explores the various routes of vaccination, and then focuses on oral vaccination and the current state of this important and emerging vaccination strategy. A brief discussion is included of the essential research needed to support future widespread use of oral vaccination in fish aquaculture is also provided.

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