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Caprine arthritis/encephalitis

Last Modified: Thu, 09 May 2019 08:37:52 IST
Disease name Caprine arthritis/encephalitis
Animal Health Law Category if applicable N/A
Species affected Ovine
Description Maedi-visna (MV) and caprine arthritis-encephalitis (CAE) are persistent lentivirus infections of sheep and goats and are often grouped together as the small ruminant lentiviruses (SRLVs).
Status in Ireland Occurrence suspected but not confirmed
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Not applicable
DAFM Division Responsible Ruminant Animal Health/ERAD Division
Link to relevant external website
Notifiable in Ireland Yes
OIE Listed Yes
OIE Link