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Necrotising hepatopancreatitis

Last Modified: Fri, 24 Nov 2017 10:18:48 GMT
Disease name Necrotising hepatopancreatitis
Animal Health Law Category if applicable
Species affected Crustaceans
Definition Necrotising hepatopancreatitis (NHP) disease is caused by infection with Gram-negative, pleomorphic intracellular alpha-proteobacterium
Status in Ireland Not Reported
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Never Recorded
DAFM Division Responsible The Marine Institute
Contact Fiona Geoghegan (Fish Health Manager)
Legislation
Link to relevant external website http://www.fishhealth.ie/FHU/
OIE Link
Publications http://www.oie.int/fileadmin/Home/eng/Health_standards/aahm/current/2.2.04_NHP.pdf