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Swine Influenza

Last Modified: Fri, 01 Apr 2016 15:47:06 IST
Disease name
Swine Influenza
Species affected
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
Michael Sheahan SSVI
Link to relevant external website