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Porcine Corona Virus

Last Modified: Mon, 25 Apr 2016 10:33:45 IST
Disease name Porcine Corona Virus
Animal Health Law Category if applicable
Species affected Swine
Definition Transmissible gastroenteritis (TGE) is an enteric disease of pigs caused by TGE virus (TGEV), a member of the Coronaviridae. Since 1984, a distinct respiratory variant (porcine respiratory coronavirus or PRCV) has spread throughout many parts of the world. This virus is probably a deletion mutant of TGEV.
Status in Ireland Reported
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Present
DAFM Division Responsible Animal Health/Veterinary Medicines/ Non ruminant animal health
Contact Michael Sheahan SSVI
Link to relevant external website
OIE Link