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Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia

Last Modified: Fri, 25 May 2018 12:28:39 IST
Disease name Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia
Animal Health Law Category if applicable E, D, A
Species affected Bovine
Definition Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) is a disease of ruminants (Bos and Bubalus genuses) caused by Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides SC (MmmSC; SC = small colony). It is manifested by anorexia, fever and respiratory signs such as dyspnoea, polypnoea, cough and nasal discharges in bovines. It is not considered a public health risk.
Status in Ireland Disease absent
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland 1892
DAFM Division Responsible NDCC & Border Inspection Posts
Contact Sally Gaynor SSVI
Legislation http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2016/si/130
Link to relevant external website
OIE Link
Publications http://www.oie.int/fileadmin/Home/eng/Health_standards/tahm/2.04.09_CBPP.pdf