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Equine viral arteritis

Last Modified: Fri, 25 May 2018 12:28:41 IST
Disease name Equine viral arteritis
Animal Health Law Category if applicable E, D
Species affected Equidae
Definition Equine viral arteritis (EVA) is a contagious viral disease of equids caused by equine arteritis virus (EAV), an RNA virus classified in the genus, Arterivirus, family Arteriviridae. Equine arteritis virus is found in horse populations in many countries world-wide.
Status in Ireland
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland
DAFM Division Responsible NDCC & International Division
Contact Sally Gaynor SSVI
Link to relevant external website
OIE Link