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Infection with viral haemorrhagic septicaemia virus

Last Modified: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 15:22:28 GMT
Disease name Infection with viral haemorrhagic septicaemia virus
Animal Health Law Category if applicable C, D, E
Species affected Fish
Description VHS is a disease of farmed rainbow trout, farmed turbot, farmed Japanese flounder as well as a broad range of wild freshwater and marine species (37, 55, 63) caused by VHSV, a virus belonging to the genus Novirhabdovirus, within the family Rhabdoviridae
Status in Ireland Absent
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland 1998
DAFM Division Responsible The Marine Institute
Link to relevant external website
Notifiable in Ireland No
OIE Listed Yes
OIE Link