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Salmonellosis (caused by or involving Salmonella enteriditis or Salmonella typhimurium)

Last Modified: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 15:26:16 GMT
Disease name Salmonellosis (caused by or involving Salmonella enteriditis or Salmonella typhimurium)
Animal Health Law Category if applicable N/A
Species affected Avian, Multiple(not specified)
Description Salmonellosis can be caused by either S. Typhimurium or S. Enteritidis. Both can cause food poisoning in humans. S. Typhimurium can cause illness in cattle, sheep and horses also. S. Enteritidis is often subclinical in poultry but can cause clinical disease in mammals.
Status in Ireland Present
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Not applicable
DAFM Division Responsible Regional Veterinary Laboratory
Contact Mícheál Casey SSRO
Legislation http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2016/si/130/made/en/
Link to relevant external website https://www.agriculture.gov.ie/farmingsectors/poultry/
Notifiable in Ireland Yes
OIE Listed No
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/en/animal-health-in-the-world/information-on-aquatic-and-terrestrial-animal-diseases/
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