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Enzootoc Bovine Leukosis or EBL

Last Modified: Mon, 25 Apr 2016 10:33:50 IST
Disease name
Enzootoc Bovine Leukosis or EBL
Species affected
Enzootic bovine leukosis (EBL) is a disease of cattle caused by the bovine leukaemia virus (BLV), a member of the family Retroviridae. Cattle may be infected at any age, including the embryonic stage.
Status in Ireland
EBL Free Status
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland
1999 in domestic cattle herds
DAFM Division Responsible
Veterinary, ERAD, TB Division
Margaret Good SSVI
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