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disease control

Definition

(1) Husbandry strategy aiming to maintain health of cultured species, achieved by frequent monitoring for pathogens so that the presence of diseases is noticed and reacted to quickly. This helps to maintain the stock in a healthy condition for optimal growth. (2) The management of an outbreak of disease in a specific area and time; methods or procedures used to limit the spread of pathogens to areas where they are not known to exist.

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