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Johnes Disease (Paratuberculosis)

Last Modified: Thu, 09 May 2019 08:37:41 IST
Disease name Johnes Disease (Paratuberculosis)
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
Legislation http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2016/si/130/made/en/
Link to relevant external website http://animalhealthireland.ie/
Notifiable in Ireland Yes
OIE Listed Yes
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/en/animal-health-in-the-world/animal-diseases/Paratuberculosis/
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