Koi herpesvirus (KHV) is a fatal disease of carp which has spread rapidly between UK recreational fisheries. Although live fish movements are the main risk for disease spread, we’ve demonstrated that KHV can be transferred by contaminated angling equipment.
Senior Research Virologist at the Cefas, Weymouth laboratory and leader of the Diagnostic Virology team.
Also, one of two OIE designated experts on KHV disease.
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