Professor Hugh Ferguson

Emeritus Professor

Institute of Aquaculture Pathfoot Building, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA

Professor Hugh Ferguson

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About me

BVM&S, PhD, DipACVP, MRCVS, FRCPath Professor Emeritus Professor Ferguson was head of the Veterinary Service for the Institute, providing disease diagnostic capabilities for the aquaculture, pharmaceutical and feed manufacturing industries, as well as acting in a disease referral capacity for practising vets, insurance companies, academics and researchers, public and private aquarium owners, and others involved with maintaining the health of the aquatic environment and its inhabitants. He has worked in several locations, including almost 20 years as Professor of Pathology in the Ontario Veterinary College, Canada, before returning to Scotland. He has published more than 185 refereed scientific articles, and recently edited a second edition of the standard text Systemic Pathology of Fish: a Text and Atlas of Normal Tissues in Teleosts and their Responses in Disease (www.ScotianPress.com).

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Haemorrhagic Kidney Syndrome
PI: Professor Hugh Ferguson
Funded by: New Brunswick Salmon Growers Association

Outputs (29)

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Article

Rizgalla J, Shinn A, Ferguson H, Paladini G, Jayasuriya NS & Bron J (2017) A novel use of social media to evaluate the occurrence of skin lesions affecting wild dusky grouper, Epinephelus marginatus (Lowe, 1834), in Libyan coastal waters. Journal of Fish Diseases, 40 (5), pp. 609-620. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfd.12540

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Williams CF, Moravec F, Turnbull J & Ferguson H (2012) Seasonal development and pathological changes associated with the parasitic nematode Philometroides sanguineus in wild crucian carp Carassius carassius (L.) in England. Journal of Helminthology, 86 (3), pp. 329-338. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022149X11000356

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del Pozo J, Turnbull J, Ferguson H & Crumlish M (2010) A comparative molecular study of the presence of "Candidatus arthromitus" in the digestive system of rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum), healthy and affected with rainbow trout gastroenteritis. Journal of Fish Diseases, 33 (3), pp. 241-250. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2761.2009.01117.x

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Stone J, Roy W, Sutherland IH, Ferguson H, Sommerville C & Endris RG (2002) Safety and efficacy of emamectin benzoate administered in-feed to Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L., smolts in freshwater, as a preventative treatment against infestations of sea lice, Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Krøyer). Aquaculture, 210 (1-4), pp. 21-34. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0044-8486%2801%2900822-5