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Last Modified: Thu, 17 May 2018 10:03:07 IST
Disease name Theileriosis
Animal Health Law Category if applicable
Species affected Multiple(not specified)
Definition Theileriae are obligate intracellular protozoan parasites that infect both wild and domestic Bovidae throughout much of the world] Some species also infect small ruminants They are transmitted by ixodid ticks, and have complex life cycles in both vertebrate and invertebrate hosts There are six identified Theileria spp. that infects cattle; the two most pathogenic and economically important are T. parva and T. annulata
Status in Ireland
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland
DAFM Division Responsible RVL Division
Contact Mícheál Casey SSRO
Link to relevant external website
OIE Link