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Contagious equine metritis

Last Modified: Fri, 25 May 2018 12:28:41 IST
Disease name Contagious equine metritis
Animal Health Law Category if applicable E, D
Species affected Equidae
Definition 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 2013
DAFM Division Responsible Animal Health/Veterinary Medicines/ Non ruminant animal health
Contact Michael Sheahan SSVI
Link to relevant external website
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