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Swine Influenza

Last Modified: Fri, 01 Apr 2016 15:47:06 IST
Disease name Swine Influenza
Animal Health Law Category if applicable
Species affected Swine
Definition Swine influenza is a highly contagious viral infection of pigs. Swine influenza virus (SIV) infections cause respiratory disease characterised by coughing, sneezing, nasal discharge, elevated rectal temperatures, lethargy, breathing difficulty, and depressed appetite. In some instances, SIV infections are associated with reproductive disorders such as abortion
Status in Ireland
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland
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/2.08.08_SWINE_INFLUENZA.pdf
Publications