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Vesicular stomatitis

Last Modified: Fri, 04 Nov 2016 10:26:47 GMT
Disease name Vesicular stomatitis
Animal Health Law Category if applicable
Species affected Multiple(not specified)
Definition Vesicular stomatitis (VS) is a vesicular disease of horses, cattle and pigs caused by vesiculoviruses of the family Rhabdoviridae. This disease is clinically indistinguishable from foot and mouth disease (FMD), vesicular exanthema of swine (VES), or swine vesicular disease (SVD) when horses are not involved. Sheep, goats and many other wild species can be infected. Humans are also susceptible.
Status in Ireland Disease absent
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Never Recorded
DAFM Division Responsible NDCC & Border Inspection Posts
Contact Sally Gaynor SSVI
Legislation http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2016/si/130
Link to relevant external website
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/fileadmin/Home/eng/Health_standards/tahm/2.01.19_vesicular_stomitis.pdf
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