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Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia

Last Modified: Fri, 25 May 2018 12:35:40 IST
Disease name Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia
Animal Health Law Category if applicable E, D, A
Species affected Ovine
Definition 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
Contact Sally Gaynor SSVI
Link to relevant external website
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