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Pancreas Disease Overview in 2012

29 January 2013

NORWAY - During 2012, Pancreas Disease (PD) was detected on 113 Norwegian fish farms.

In addition, it has been proven that PD-virus was also suspected at an additional 28 sites.

During 2012, two different subtypes of PD-virusses were identified. SAV3-type has been detected in 96 cases from the Storfjord, and areas along the coastline south of Storfjord, and also at a single location in the Alta Fjord in Finnmark. SAV2 subtype has been detected in 43 localities from Romsdalsfjord up to Jøssund area of Nord-Trøndelag, and at a single locality in Kvalsundet in Troms.

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