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Transmissible Gastro-enteritis

Last Modified: Fri, 24 Nov 2017 08:40:25 GMT
Disease name Transmissible Gastro-enteritis
Animal Health Law Category if applicable
Species affected Multiple(not specified)
Definition Transmissible gastroenteritis (TGE) is an enteric disease of pigs caused by TGE virus (TGEV), a member of the Coronaviridae. Since 1984, a distinct respiratory variant (porcine respiratory coronavirus or PRCV) has spread throughout many parts of the world.
Status in Ireland Reported
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland 1984
DAFM Division Responsible Animal Health/Veterinary Medicines/ Non ruminant animal health
Contact Michael Sheahan SSVI
Link to relevant external website
OIE Link