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Yellowhead disease

Last Modified: Fri, 24 Nov 2017 09:35:57 GMT
Disease name Yellowhead disease
Animal Health Law Category if applicable
Species affected Crustaceans
Definition Yellow head disease (YHD) means infection with yellow head virus (YHV). YHV and the related gill-associated virus are classified as a species in the genus Okavirus, family Roniviridae and order Nidovirales.
Status in Ireland Not Reported
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Never Recorded
DAFM Division Responsible The Marine Institute
Contact Fiona Geoghegan (Fish Health Manager)
Link to relevant external website
OIE Link