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Taura Syndrome

Last Modified: Fri, 24 Nov 2017 10:19:27 GMT
Disease name Taura Syndrome
Animal Health Law Category if applicable
Species affected Crustaceans
Definition Taura syndrome (TS) is a virus disease of penaeid shrimp caused by infection with Taura syndrome virus (TSV) (3, 15, 27, 42). The principal host species in which TSV can cause significant disease outbreaks and mortalities are Penaeus vannamei and P. stylirostris. TS has three distinct phases: acute, transition and chronic
Status in Ireland Not Reported
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Never Recorded
DAFM Division Responsible The Marine Institute
Contact Fiona Geoghegan (Fish Health Manager)
Legislation
Link to relevant external website http://www.marine.ie/Home/
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/fileadmin/Home/eng/Internationa_Standard_Setting/docs/pdf/2.2.04_TAURA.pdf
Publications