Avian infectious laryngotracheitis

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Disease name Avian infectious laryngotracheitis
Animal Health Law Category if applicable N/A
Species affected Avian
Description Infectiouslaryngotracheitis (ILT) is an acute, highly contagious, herpesvirus infection of chickens and pheasants characterized by severe dyspnea, coughing, and rales. It can also be a subacute disease with nasal and ocular discharge, tracheitis, conjunctivitis, and mild rales. The disease is caused by Gallid herpesvirus I, commonly known as infectiouslaryngotracheitis virus (ILTV
Status in Ireland Present
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland 2021
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_ail.htm