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Avian mycoplasmosis (Mycoplasma gallisepticum)

Last Modified: Wed, 23 Mar 2016 15:09:12 GMT
Disease name Avian mycoplasmosis (Mycoplasma gallisepticum)
Animal Health Law Category if applicable
Species affected Avian
Definition MG causes chronic respiratory disease of domestic poultry, especially in the presence of management stresses and/or other respiratory pathogens
Status in Ireland Reported
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Present in backyard flocks
DAFM Division Responsible Animal Health/Veterinary Medicines/ Non ruminant animal health
Contact Michael Sheahan SSVI
Legislation
Link to relevant external website
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/fileadmin/Home/fr/Health_standards/tahm/2.03.14_NEWCASTLE_DIS.pdf
Publications