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Avian paramyxovirus (including Newcastle disease and paramyxovirus of pigeons)

Last Modified: Wed, 23 Oct 2019 13:41:56 IST
Disease name Avian paramyxovirus (including Newcastle disease and paramyxovirus of pigeons)
Animal Health Law Category if applicable N/A
Species affected Avian
Description Newcastle disease (ND) is caused by virulent strains of avian paramyxovirus type 1 (APMV-1) of the genus Avulavirus belonging to the family Paramyxoviridae. There are ten serotypes of avian paramyxoviruses designated APMV-I to APMV-10.
Status in Ireland Present
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Not applicable
DAFM Division Responsible NDCC & Border Inspection Posts
Contact ndcc@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 No
OIE Link
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