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Sernapesca Confirms New ISA Outbreak in Aysen Region

Lucy Towers
19 March 2015, at 12:00am

CHILE - The National Fisheries and Aquaculture (Sernapesca) has confirmed an outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) on a farm in central Ballena 1, southern Aysen region.

"The confirmation of this case was under surveillance in the framework defined in the Programme and Resolution 814 which established zoning in the fjord," explained José Miguel Burgos, National Director of Sernapesca.

The variant detected, HPR 3, is the same variant as that which hit the same region in February 2015 and October 2014.

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