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Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia

Last Modified: Thu, 03 Nov 2016 12:47:48 GMT
Disease name
Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia
Species affected
Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (CCPP) is a disease affecting goats and some wild ruminant species. In goats it is manifested by anorexia, fever and respiratory signs such as dyspnoea, polypnoea, cough and nasal discharges. In naive herds outbreaks may result in 100% morbidity and mortality. CCPP is not considered a public health concern.
Status in Ireland
Disease absent
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland
Never reported
DAFM Division Responsible
NDCC & Border Inspection Posts
Sally Gaynor SSVI
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