Avian chlamydiosis (Psittacosis)

Last Modified: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 16:56:15 IST
Disease name Avian chlamydiosis (Psittacosis)
Animal Health Law Category if applicable D, E
Species affected Avian
Description Avian chlamydiosis can be an inapparent subclinical infection or acute, subacute, or chronic disease of wild and domestic birds characterized by respiratory, digestive, or systemic infection.
Status in Ireland Present
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland 2019
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_avian_chlamydiosis.htm