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Avian Paramyxovirus (Pigeons)

Last Modified: Wed, 23 Mar 2016 15:09:11 GMT
Disease name Avian Paramyxovirus (Pigeons)
Animal Health Law Category if applicable
Species affected Avian
Definition Newcastle disease (ND) is caused by virulent strains of avian paramyxovirus type 1 (APMV-1) of the genus Avulavirus belonging to the family Paramyxoviridae. There are ten serotypes of avian paramyxoviruses designated APMV-I to APMV-10.
Status in Ireland Reported
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Present
DAFM Division Responsible Animal Health/Veterinary Medicines/ Non ruminant animal health
Contact Michael Sheahan SSVI
Link to relevant external website
OIE Link