Detection of Koi Herpesvirus in Koi Cyprinus carpio in Taiwan

@inproceedings{Tu2009DetectionOK,
  title={Detection of Koi Herpesvirus in Koi Cyprinus carpio in Taiwan},
  author={Chien Tu and Michael X. Weng and Jong-Rong Shiau and Shih-Yuh Lin},
  year={2009}
}
Mass mortality occurred in 2-year-old koi (fancy carp)Cyprinus carpio in Taiwan in 2002. Affected fish did not show any external signs except swollen gills. The consistent histological changes were observed in the gills; hyperplasia of epithelial cells, infiltration of eosinophilic granular cells and fusion of the secondary lamellae. Nega tively stained nucleocapsids were icosahedral and 112±1 nm in diameter. Koi herpesvirus (KHV) was detected in the diseased fish by PCR using specific primers… CONTINUE READING

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