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Vesicular stomatitis

Last Modified: Fri, 04 Nov 2016 10:26:47 GMT
Disease name
Vesicular stomatitis
Species affected
Multiple(not specified)
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
Sally Gaynor SSVI
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