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Swine vesicular disease

Last Modified: Fri, 04 Nov 2016 10:26:47 GMT
Disease name
Swine vesicular disease
Species affected
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
Sally Gaynor SSVI
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