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Virkon® Aquatic efficacy against specific fish pathogens

Infectious
Organism 
Fish
Disease 
Test
Organism 
Effective
Dilution 
Independent Test
Institution 
Test Method &
Temp. 
Efficacy
Test
Report
Number
 
Viruses             
ISA virus  Infectious Salmon Anaemia  Infectioius salmon anaemia (ISA) virus  1:200  Atlantic Veterinary College, Univ. of PEI, Canada  20°C & 10 minute contact time  187 
      1:100  Molecular Biology Group, Canada  15°C with blood/ mucus challenge 188 
IPN Virus   Infectious pancreatic necrosis  Infectious pancreatic necrosis birnavirus  1:200  CEFAS  4°C   217 
    Infectious pancreatic necrosis birnavirus  1:500  National Veterinary Institute, Norway  4°C with no organic challenge with 1 minute contact time   66 
Rhabdovirus  Infectious Hematopoietic Necrosis, Viral Haemorrhagic Septicaemia, Spring Viraemia of Carp   Snakehead rhabdovirus Strain 19  1:1000  Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, Scotland  20°C in cell culture fluid and 15 minute contact time  80 
    Snakehead rhabdovirus Ban Pako Strain  1:1000  Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, Scotland  20°C in cell culture fluid and 15 minute contact time  80 
    Spring viraemia of carp rhabdovirus  1:1000  Aquaculture/ Fisheries Centre, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff  UK DEFRA method - 4°C, 1% calf serum and 30 minutes contact time   
Bacteria
Aeromonas salmonicida  Salmon furunculosis, Trout ulcer disease  Aeromonas salmonicida subsp salmonicida  1:200  National Veterinary Institute, Norway  Modified EN1276 (test temperature 4oC against an organic challenge of 1% bovine albumin and 1% yeast)    
    Aeromonas salmonicida subsp salmonicida  1:1000  The Veterinary Institute, Division of Fish, Sweden  EN1656   88 
    Aeromonas salmonicida subsp salmonicida  1:200  National Veterinary Institute, Finland  Modified Kelsey-Sykes  41 
    Aeromonas salmonicida subsp achromongenes  1:200  National Veterinary Institute, Finland  Modified Kelsey-Sykes  41 
Aeromonas hydrophila  Generally secondary invader   Aeromonas hydrophila  1:200  National Veterinary Institute, Finland  Modified Kelsey-Sykes  41 
Yersinia ruckeri  Enteric Redmouth Disease (ERM) Yersinia ruckeri  1:100  National Veterinary Institute, Norway  Modified EN1276 (test temperature 4°C)    
    Yersinia ruckeri serotype 1  1:100  The Veterinary Institute, Division of Fish, Sweden  EN1656  88 
Renibacterium salmoninarum  Bacterial Kidney Disease  Renibacterium salmoninarum  1:100  The Veterinary Institute, Division of Fish, Sweden  EN1656  88 
Vibrio anguillarum  Vibriosis  Vibrio anguillarum serotype 1  1:100  The Veterinary Institute, Division of Fish, Sweden  EN1656  88 
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 

Pseudomonas aeruginosa ATCC15442  1:100  USA  AOAC  150 
    Pseudomonas aeruginosa NCIMB 10421  1:100  USA  AOAC
DES/TSS-1 
157 
Pseudomonas anguilliseptica 

Pseudomonas anguilliseptica  1:100  The Veterinary Institute, Division of Fish, Sweden  EN1656  88 

Virkon® Aquatic efficacy against specific food poisoning pathogens

Virkon® Aquatic has been proven to be highly effective against the significant human food pathogens listed below and is "non-tainting" according to independent evaluation by CCFRA. It can be used as a fogging agent for additional protection against Listeria and other food safety pathogens in processing rooms, chill rooms and ancillary areas.

Infectious
Organism 
Effective
Dilution 
Independent
Test Institution 
Comments 
E.coli 0157
Enterococcus hirae
Listeria monocytogenes
Ps. Aeruginosa
Staphyococcus aureus
Salmonella typhimurium
Yersinia enterocolitica 
1:100  Campden and Chorleywood Food Research Association, UK  EN1276-food area use method, test conducted at 10°C 

The specified uses and registered claims for Virkon® Aquatic may vary from country to country.  Please contact DuPont Animal Health Solutions directly to verify country specific approved usages.