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Enzootic Bovine Leukosis

Last Modified: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 14:48:54 GMT
Disease name Enzootic Bovine Leukosis
Animal Health Law Category if applicable C, D, E
Species affected Bovine
Description Enzootic bovine leukosis (EBL) is a disease of cattle caused by the bovine leukaemia virus (BLV), a member of the family Retroviridae. Cattle may be infected at any age, including the embryonic stage.
Status in Ireland Absent - OIE free status
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland 1999 in domestic cattle herds
DAFM Division Responsible Ruminant Animal Health/ERAD Division
Link to relevant external website
Notifiable in Ireland Yes
OIE Listed Yes
OIE Link