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

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
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/en/animal-health-in-the-world/animal-diseases/Bovine-spongiform-encephalopathy/
Publications