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Swine vesicular disease

Last Modified: Fri, 04 Nov 2016 10:26:47 GMT
Disease name Swine vesicular disease
Animal Health Law Category if applicable
Species affected Swine
Definition Swine vesicular disease is a viral disease, characterised by the formation of vesicles on feet, around the mouth, lips and teats of pigs. Although disease morbidity can vary, deaths are not seen. It is not currently considered a health risk to farmers or veterinarians.
Status in Ireland Disease absent
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Never reported
DAFM Division Responsible NDCC & Border Inspection Posts
Contact Sally Gaynor SSVI
Legislation http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2016/si/130
Link to relevant external website
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/fileadmin/Home/fr/Health_standards/tahm/2.08.09_SVD.pdf
Publications