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Contagious equine metritis

Last Modified: Mon, 25 Apr 2016 10:33:51 IST
Disease name
Contagious equine metritis
Species affected
Contagious equine metritis is an inflammatory disease of the proximal and distal reproductive tract of the mare caused by Taylorella equigenitalis, which usually results in temporary infertility. It is a nonsystemic infection, the effects of which are restricted to the reproductive tract of the mare
Status in Ireland
Confirmed Infection (No clinical disease)
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland
DAFM Division Responsible
Animal Health/Veterinary Medicines/ Non ruminant animal health
Michael Sheahan SSVI
Link to relevant external website