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January 28, 2014


LIR Biotech Runs EMS Tests, Job Offer


LIR BioTech, a biotechnology company that provides detection solutions to industries, scientists, laboratories and universities, will test your shrimp for acute hepatopancreatic necrosis syndrome (AHPNS), more commonly called early mortality syndrome (EMS), using a PCR test that detects the virulent strain of Vibrio parahaemolyticus.



Suitable specimens for the test include:


• Postlarvae

• Fresh or Live Feed (Artemia, Oysters, Bloodworms, Squid)

• Hepatopancreas

• Fecal Sample (pond, tank or intestine)

• Pond or Tank Water


Job: LIR BioTech has a position open for a person with a degree in in microbiology, biochemistry, biomedicine or molecular biology.  Interested candidates should send their resumes to Robin Liew (  Only shortlisted candidate will receive a response.


Information: Robin Liew, Business Development Manager, LIR BioTech, No 57-59, Jalan Adenium 2G/6, Pusat Perniagaan Adenium, 48300 Bandar Bukit Beruntung, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia (phone 603-6021-5880, fax 603-6021-7880, email, webpage and


Source: 1. The Shrimp List (a mailing list for shrimp farmers).  Subject: AHPNS/WMS PCR Image.  July 27, 2014.  2. LIR BioTech’s Webpage.  July 28, 2014.

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