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Enzootic Bovine Leukosis or EBL

Last Modified: Fri, 25 May 2018 12:37:10 IST
Disease name Enzootic Bovine Leukosis or EBL
Animal Health Law Category if applicable C, D, E
Species affected Bovine
Definition 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
Contact Eoin Ryan SSVI
Link to relevant external website
OIE Link