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Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia

Last Modified: Thu, 03 Nov 2016 12:55:36 GMT
Disease name
Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia
Species affected
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
DAFM Division Responsible
NDCC & Border Inspection Posts
Sally Gaynor SSVI
Link to relevant external website
OIE Link