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Haemorrhagic septicaemia

Last Modified: Thu, 17 May 2018 09:52:27 IST
Disease name Haemorrhagic septicaemia
Animal Health Law Category if applicable
Species affected Bovine
Definition Haemorrhagic septicaemia (HS) is a major disease of cattle and buffaloes characterised by an acute, highly fatal septicaemia with high morbidity and mortality. It is caused by certain serotypes of Pasteurella multocida.
Status in Ireland
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland
DAFM Division Responsible RVL Division
Contact Mícheál Casey SSRO
Legislation
Link to relevant external website
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/fileadmin/Home/eng/Health_standards/tahm/2.04.12_HS.pdf
Publications