By using this website, you consent to our use of cookies. For more information on cookies see our Privacy Policy

Equine rhinopneumonitis (EHV 4)

Last Modified: Wed, 23 Mar 2016 14:55:52 GMT
Disease name
Equine rhinopneumonitis (EHV 4)
Species affected
Equine rhinopneumonitis (ER) is a collective term for any one of several highly contagious, clinical disease entities of equids that may occur as a result of infection by either of two closely related herpesviruses, equid herpesvirus-1 and -4 (EHV-1 and EHV-4). Infection by either EHV-1 or EHV-4 is characterised by a primary respiratory tract disease of varying severity that is related to the age and immunological status of the infected animal
Status in Ireland
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland
DAFM Division Responsible
Animal Health/Veterinary Medicines/ Non ruminant animal health
Michael Sheahan SSVI
Link to relevant external website