ß-glucans: immunomodulatory effects and mortality control
Melina Bonato (R&D coordinator, ICC Brazil)
For a long time, the most common method for dealing with the occurrence of bacterial infections in aquaculture was the administration of antibiotics. However, aquaculture faces serious problems due to various adverse effects of these drugs such as accumulation in the tissue and environmental microbial flora. Moreover, to use antibiotic or vaccine for fish is expensive and in many farms its use is ...