Koi herpesvirus disease,
South Africa
Information received on 20/10/2020 from Dr Bothle Michael Modisane, Chief Director , Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Animal Production and Health, PRETORIA, South Africa
Report type Follow-up report No. 1 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 10/11/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 28/11/2019
Report date 20/10/2020
Date submitted to OIE 20/10/2020
Date event resolved 30/11/2019
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 03/11/2019
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Koi herpes virus
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (20/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (20/10/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Introduction of new live animals
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Disinfection
  • Stamping out
  • Quarantine
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Molecular Diagnostic Services (Private Laboratory) Koi (Cyprinus carpio) polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 28/11/2019 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.