This book deals with different kinds of chemotherapeutants that can be used in the treatment of diseases affecting fish. The mechanism of action behind every therapeutic agent is explained clearly for a better understanding of the basics of the drugs. Effective treatment would be achieved by proper delivery of the compounds at the right time. Different drug delivery methods to be practiced on farm are also deliberated in detail. This book will be immensely helpful to the fisheries students at the undergraduate and post graduate level and scholars pursuing research in the area of aquatic animal health management.
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chapter 1|6 pages


chapter 2|12 pages

General Principles of Chemotherapy

chapter 3|10 pages

Drug Discovery and Development

chapter 4|4 pages

Combination Therapy

chapter 5|5 pages

Bacterial Resistance to Antimicrobials

chapter 6|9 pages

Quinolones: DNA Synthesis Inhibitors

chapter 7|14 pages

B-lactams: Cell Wall Synthesis Inhibitors

chapter 8|18 pages


chapter 9|33 pages

Protein Synthesis Inhibitors

chapter 10|4 pages

Miscellaneous Antibacterials

chapter 11|9 pages

Antifungal Agents

chapter 12|15 pages

Antiparasitic Drugs

chapter 13|8 pages

Antiseptics and Disinfectants

chapter 14|4 pages

Blood Sampling in Fish

chapter 15|3 pages

Sample Collection from Fish

chapter 16|5 pages

Administration of Substances

chapter 17|10 pages

Drugs used for Transportation of Fish

chapter 20|12 pages

Common Chemicals and their use in Fish Farms