PRAZIQUANTEL

Title: Evaluation of the dietary administration of the anthelmintic praziquantel as an alternative to formalin treatment

Funding Source: EP Fisheries

Budget IMBBC: 196,660€

Start / End Date: 2021 - 2023

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Project Progress: 0%

Principal Investigator:

George Rigos

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Research Directions:

Fish health

Description:

The project will evaluate the therapeutic efficacy of dietary-administered efficacy of praziquantel (PZQ) as an alternative to formalin baths in aquaculture medicine. The trials will include: i) an investigation of the absorption of PZQ in important tissues of gilthead sea bream, ii) possible toxicity effects on the treated animal, iii) adverse effects on non-target species and iv) efficacy evaluation against ecThe project will evaluate the therapeutic efficacy of dietary-administered efficacy of praziquantel (PZQ) as an alternative to formalin baths in aquaculture medicine. The trials will include: i) an investigation of the absorption of PZQ in important tissues of gilthead sea bream, ii) possible toxicity effects on the treated animal, iii) adverse effects on non-target species and iv) efficacy evaluation against ectoparasites of gilthead sea breamtoparasites of gilthead sea bream