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Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies

Last Modified: Thu, 09 May 2019 08:37:20 IST
Disease name Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies
Animal Health Law Category if applicable
Species affected Bovine
Description Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) is a fatal neurological disease of adult cattle that was first recognised in Great Britain (GB). It is a transmissible prion disease.
Status in Ireland
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland
DAFM Division Responsible SAT Division
Contact Paul Corkery SSVI
Link to relevant external website
Notifiable in Ireland Yes
OIE Listed Yes
OIE Link