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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
Legislation http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2016/si/50/made/en/print?q=si+50+2016&=&=
Link to relevant external website
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/fileadmin/Home/eng/Health_standards/tahm/2.04.06_BSE.pdf
Publications