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Ostreid Herpus virus

Last Modified: Thu, 23 Nov 2017 10:37:10 GMT
Disease name Ostreid Herpus virus
Animal Health Law Category if applicable
Species affected Shellfish
Definition OsHV-1 is the aetiological agent of a contagious viral disease of Pacific cupped oysters, Crassostrea gigas, also affecting other bivalve species.
Status in Ireland Reported
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Present in 32 Bays
DAFM Division Responsible The Marine Institute
Contact Fiona Geoghegan (Fish Health Manager)
Legislation
Link to relevant external website http://www.fishhealth.ie/FHU/HealthSurveillance/Oyster+Herpes+Virus+Surveillance.htm
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/fileadmin/Home/eng/Health_standards/aahm/current/2.4.09_INF_OSTREID_HERPES_FINAL.pdf
Publications