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Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies

Last Modified: Mon, 25 Apr 2016 10:33:37 IST
Disease name Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies
Animal Health Law Category if applicable
Species affected Bovine
Definition Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) is a fatal neurological disease of adult cattle that was first recognised in Great Britain (GB). It is a transmissible prion disease.
Status in Ireland
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland
DAFM Division Responsible SAT Division
Contact John Griffin SSVI
Link to relevant external website
OIE Link