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Koi herpesvirus disease

Last Modified: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:50:48 GMT
Disease name Koi herpesvirus disease
Animal Health Law Category if applicable
Species affected Fish
Definition Koi herpesvirus disease (KHVD) is a herpesvirus infection (18) capable of inducing a contagious and acute viraemia in common carp (Cyprinus carpio) and varieties such as koi carp and ghost carp
Status in Ireland Not Reported
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland 2007. Imported Koi Carp at Dublin Airport Border Inspection Post. All fish were culled.
DAFM Division Responsible The Marine Institute
Contact Fiona Geoghegan (Fish Health Manager)
Legislation http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2006:328:0014:0056:en:PDF
Link to relevant external website http://www.fishhealth.ie/FHU/HealthSurveillance/Koi+Herpes+Virus+Surveillance/
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/fileadmin/Home/eng/Health_standards/aahc/2010/chapitre_koi_herpesvirus.pdf
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