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Koi herpesvirus disease

Last Modified: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:50:48 GMT
Disease name
Koi herpesvirus disease
Species affected
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
Fiona Geoghegan (Fish Health Manager)