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Epizootic haemorrhagic disease

Last Modified: Fri, 25 May 2018 12:31:57 IST
Disease name Epizootic haemorrhagic disease
Animal Health Law Category if applicable D, E
Species affected Multiple(not specified)
Definition Epizootic haemorrhagic disease (EHD) is a vector-borne infectious noncontagious viral disease of domestic and wild ruminants, primarily white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) and cattle. Sheep and goats might also be susceptible, but usually do not develop overt disease.
Status in Ireland
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland
DAFM Division Responsible NDCC & International Division
Contact Sally Gaynor SSVI
Legislation http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2016/si/50/made/en/print?q=SI+50+2016&=&=
Link to relevant external website
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/fileadmin/Home/eng/Health_standards/tahm/2.01.04b_EHD.pdf
Publications