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Pullorum disease

Last Modified: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 12:29:08 IST
Disease name Pullorum disease
Animal Health Law Category if applicable E, D
Species affected Avian
Definition Pullorum disease of chickens is a bacterial infection caused by Salmonella enterica subspecies enterica serovar Gallinarum biovar Pullorum (Salmonella Pullorum)1.
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
Legislation
Link to relevant external website
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/fileadmin/home/eng/health_standards/tahm/2.03.11_fowl_typhoid.pdf
Publications