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Paratuberculosis in ruminating animals (Johnes disease)

Last Modified: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 15:24:29 GMT
Disease name Paratuberculosis in ruminating animals (Johnes disease)
Animal Health Law Category if applicable E
Species affected Multiple(not specified)
Description Paratuberculosis (Johne¿s disease) is a chronic enteritis of ruminants caused by Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP). Identification of the agent:
Status in Ireland Present
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Not applicable
DAFM Division Responsible Animal Health/Veterinary Medicines/ Non ruminant animal health. RVL Division
Contact Mícheál Casey SSRO/ Elizabeth Lane SVI
Link to relevant external website
Notifiable in Ireland Yes
OIE Listed Yes
OIE Link