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Salmonellosis (S. Hadar, S infantis or S virchow)

Last Modified: Thu, 17 May 2018 10:00:19 IST
Disease name Salmonellosis (S. Hadar, S infantis or S virchow)
Animal Health Law Category if applicable
Species affected Multiple(not specified)
Definition Salmonellosis is an infectious disease of humans and animals caused by organisms of the two species of Salmonella (Salmonella enterica, and S. bongori). Although primarily intestinal bacteria, salmonellae are widespread in the environment and commonly found in farm effluents, human sewage and in any material subject to faecal contamination.
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 http://www.agriculture.gov.ie/farmingsectors/poultry/
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/fileadmin/Home/eng/Health_standards/tahm/2.09.09_SALMONELLOSIS.pdf
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