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Bovine spongiform encephalopathy

Last Modified: Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:30:53 IST
Disease name Bovine spongiform encephalopathy
Animal Health Law Category if applicable
Species affected Bovine
Definition Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) is a fatal neurological disease of adult cattle. It is a transmissible prion disease.
Status in Ireland Controlled Risk
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland 2015
DAFM Division Responsible SAT Division
Contact John Griffin SSVI
Link to relevant external website
OIE Link