Koi herpesvirus disease,
Information received on 22/06/2018 from Dr Geronimo Raducu Branescu, President Secretary of State Chief Veterinary Officer, National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety, National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Authority, Bucharest, Romania
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 24/05/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 08/06/2018
Report date 22/06/2018
Date submitted to OIE 22/06/2018
Date event resolved 10/07/2019
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 11/05/2017
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Koi herpesvirus
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (22/06/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (16/07/2019)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Mihailesti, Giurgiu
Date of start of the outbreak 24/05/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (10/07/2019)
Epidemiological unit Lake
Water type Fresh water
Population type Wild
Production system Closed
Affected animals
Species Morbidity Mortality Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Carp (Cyprinus carpio) 5 (scale 0 to 5) 5 (scale 0 to 5) 1 1 0 0
Affected population The affected population was a fish which came from a river that entered into a storage water belonging to the farm.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Carp (Cyprinus carpio) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Carp (Cyprinus carpio) ** ** 100.00% **
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
**Not calculated because of missing information
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Movement control inside the country
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Institute of Diagnosis and Animal Health (National laboratory) Carp (Cyprinus carpio) polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 08/06/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations