By using this website, you consent to our use of cookies. For more information on cookies see our Privacy Policy

Avian infectious laryngotracheitis

Last Modified: Thu, 09 May 2019 08:37:58 IST
Disease name Avian infectious laryngotracheitis
Animal Health Law Category if applicable N/A
Species affected Avian
Description Infectiouslaryngotracheitis (ILT) is an acute, highly contagious, herpesvirus infection of chickens and pheasants characterized by severe dyspnea, coughing, and rales. It can also be a subacute disease with nasal and ocular discharge, tracheitis, conjunctivitis, and mild rales. The disease is caused by Gallid herpesvirus I, commonly known as infectiouslaryngotracheitis virus (ILTV
Status in Ireland Present (backyard flocks)
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Not applicable
DAFM Division Responsible Veterinary Public Health, Pig & Poultry Health Division
Contact pigandpoultryhealth@agriculture.gov.ie
Legislation http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2016/si/130/made/en/
Link to relevant external website
Notifiable in Ireland Yes
OIE Listed Yes
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/index.php?id=169&L=0&htmfile=chapitre_ail.htm
Publications