Coldwater disease prevention and control through vaccine development and diagnostic improvements

Dr. Ken Cain, University of Idaho

Peer-reviewed publications

Lindstrom NM, Call DR, House ML, Moffitt CM, Cain KD 2009. A quantitative enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and filtration-based fluorescent antibody test (FAT) as potential tools to screen broodstock for Flavobacterium psychrophilum infection.  Journal of Aquatic Animal Health.

LaFrentz BR, LaPatra SE, Call DR, Wiens GD, Cain KD 2010. Proteomic analysis of Flavobacterium psychrophilum cultured in vivo and in iron-limited media.  Diseases of Aquatic Organisms.

Plant KP, LaPatra SE, Cain KD 2009. Vaccination of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) with recombinant and DNA vaccines produced to Flavobacterium psychrophilum heat shock proteins 60 and 70.  Journal of Fish Diseases 32(6): p 521-34

Extension Publications

Cain KD 2009. Control and Prevention of Coldwater Disease. Waterlines 15(1).

LaFrentz BR, Cain KD 2004. Bacterial Coldwater Disease: An Extension Bulletin for the Western Regional Aquaculture Center (WRAC)


Long A, Call DR, Cain KD 2009. Comparison of diagnostic techniques for detection of Flavobacterium psychrophilum in ovarian fluid.  Presented at the 50th Western Fish Disease Workshop and AFS Fish Health Section Annual Meeting.  Park City, Utah. June 7-10. Abstract (p 19) (pdf)