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Infection with Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides SC (contagious bovine pleuropneumonia)

Last Modified: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:15:43 IST
Disease name Infection with Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides SC (contagious bovine pleuropneumonia)
Animal Health Law Category if applicable E, D, A
Species affected Bovine
Description Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) is a disease of ruminants (Bos and Bubalus genuses) caused by Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides SC (MmmSC; SC = small colony). It is manifested by anorexia, fever and respiratory signs such as dyspnoea, polypnoea, cough and nasal discharges in bovines. It is not considered a public health risk.
Status in Ireland Absent
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland 1892
DAFM Division Responsible NDCC & Border Inspection Posts
Contact ndcc@agriculture.gov.ie
Legislation http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2016/si/130
Link to relevant external website
Notifiable in Ireland Yes
OIE Listed Yes
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/en/animal-health-in-the-world/animal-diseases/Contagious-bovine-pleuropneumonia/
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