Herpesviruses detected in papillomatous skin growths of koi carp (Cyprinus carpio).

@article{Hedrick1990HerpesvirusesDI,
  title={Herpesviruses detected in papillomatous skin growths of koi carp (Cyprinus carpio).},
  author={Ronald P. Hedrick and Joseph M. Groff and Mark S. Okihiro and Terry S. McDowell},
  journal={Journal of wildlife diseases},
  year={1990},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={578-81}
}
Herpesviruses were found associated with epidermal hyperplasia of koi carp (Cyprinus carpio) in northern California (USA). Papillomas were found principally on the caudal regions of the fish including the fins. The growths occurred most commonly in the fall and winter among populations of captive carp. Infected epidermal cells were characterized by greatly… CONTINUE READING