This document contains the report, including recommendations, and thirteen papers presented at the Expert Workshop on DNA-based Molecular Diagnostic Techniques: Research Needs for Standardization and Validation of the Detection of Aquatic Animal Pathogens and Diseases, held in Bangkok, Thailand, from 7-9 February 1999.
The Expert Workshop was jointly organized by FAO Inland Water Resources and Aquaculture Service, Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific (NACA), Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research for Australia (CSIRO), Australian Centre for International Agriculture Research (ACIAR), and the Department for International Development of the United Kingdom (DFID) and was held at the NACA Headquarters in Bangkok. The editing, publishing, and distribution of the document were undertaken by FAO, Rome.
Drs. Eugene Burreson and Sharon McGladdery are acknowledge for providing the cover photographs.
Aquatic animal health personnel
Ministries and Directorates of Fisheries
Participants of the Expert Workshop
FAO Fishery Regional and Sub-Regional Officers
FAO Fisheries Department
NACA, CSIRO, ACIAR, DFID