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Equine influenza

Last Modified: Wed, 23 Mar 2016 14:56:43 GMT
Disease name Equine influenza
Animal Health Law Category if applicable
Species affected Equidae
Definition Equine influenza is an acute respiratory infection of horses, donkeys and mules caused by two distinct subtypes (H7N7, formerly equi-1, and H3N8, formerly equi-2) of influenza A virus within the genus Influenzavirus A of the family Orthomyxoviridae.
Status in Ireland Reported
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Present
DAFM Division Responsible N/A
Contact N/A
Legislation
Link to relevant external website
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/fileadmin/Home/fr/Health_standards/tahm/2.05.07_EQ_INF.pdf
Publications