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Contagious agalactia

Last Modified: Thu, 17 May 2018 09:47:31 IST
Disease name Contagious agalactia
Animal Health Law Category if applicable
Species affected Ovine
Definition Contagious agalactia is a serious disease syndrome of sheep and goats that is characterised by mastitis, arthritis, keratoconjunctivitis and, occasionally, abortion. Mycoplasma agalactiae is the main cause of the disease in sheep and goats,
Status in Ireland
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland
DAFM Division Responsible RVL Division
Contact Mícheál Casey SSRO
Link to relevant external website
OIE Link