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Maedi-visna

Last Modified: Thu, 17 May 2018 10:00:16 IST
Disease name Maedi-visna
Animal Health Law Category if applicable
Species affected Multiple(not specified), Ovine
Definition Maedi-visna (MV) and caprine arthritis-encephalitis (CAE) are persistent lentivirus infections of sheep and goats and are often grouped together as the small ruminant lentiviruses (SRLVs). Maedivisna is also known to as ovine progressive pneumonia (OPP).
Status in Ireland
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland
DAFM Division Responsible RVL Division
Contact Mícheál Casey SSRO
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/2.07.03-04_CAE_MV.pdf
Publications