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Avian Paramyxovirus (Pigeons)

Last Modified: Thu, 09 May 2019 08:37:57 IST
Disease name Avian Paramyxovirus (Pigeons)
Animal Health Law Category if applicable N/A
Species affected Avian
Description Newcastle disease (ND) is caused by virulent strains of avian paramyxovirus type 1 (APMV-1) of the genus Avulavirus belonging to the family Paramyxoviridae. There are ten serotypes of avian paramyxoviruses designated APMV-I to APMV-10.
Status in Ireland Present
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 No
OIE Link
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