The Blue Book includes three sections: Diagnostic Methods, Procedures for Aquatic Animal Health Inspections, and Quality Assurance. All three sections of the NEW 2014 Blue Book are, FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, available ABSOLUTELY FREE by clicking on the Blue Book tab at the left of this page. The Blue Book is no longer for sale on DVD through the AFS.
Wet mount of gill tissue from a koi infected with F. columnare. The cells have aggregated into "haystacks" (Photo by Andy Goodwin). From the Blue Book diagnostic chapter "Columnaris Disease" by Benjamin LaFrentz, Andrew Goodwin, and Craig Shoemaker.