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Avian mycoplasmosis (caused by or involving Mycoplasma gallisepticum, Mycoplasma meleagridis or Mycoplasma synovia)

Last Modified: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 16:08:49 IST
Disease name Avian mycoplasmosis (caused by or involving Mycoplasma gallisepticum, Mycoplasma meleagridis or Mycoplasma synovia)
Animal Health Law Category if applicable D, E
Species affected Multiple(not specified), Avian
Description Mycoplasma gallisepticum (MG) causes chronic respiratory disease of domestic poultry. Mycoplasma synoviae (MS) causes disease of the joints, bones and respiratory systems of poultry. Mycoplasma meleagridis (MM) primarily affects turkeys, causing disease of the musculoskeletal and respiratory systems. It can also cause poor growth rate and reproductive problems. MG and MS are OIE listed whereas MM is not.
Status in Ireland Present
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Not applicable
DAFM Division Responsible Veterinary Public Health, Pig & Poultry Health Division
Contact pigandpoultryhealth@agriculture.gov.ie
Legislation http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2016/si/130/made/en/
Link to relevant external website
Notifiable in Ireland Yes
OIE Listed Yes
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/en/animal-health-in-the-world/information-on-aquatic-and-terrestrial-animal-diseases/
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