Infección por estreptococos iniae: Una enfermedad emergente que afecta a peces de cultivo y a humanos.

Luis Alberto Romano, José Mejía


Las enfermedades emergentes han tomado auge recientemente debido a la aparición de patologías nuevas o la reaparición de otras que se creían perimidas, superadas por el advenimiento de nuevas drogas, antibióticos, vacunas o, simplemente por la modernidad.

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