Avian mycoplasmosis (Mycoplasma gallisepticum)

Last Modified: Thu, 09 May 2019 08:37:57 IST
Disease name Avian mycoplasmosis (Mycoplasma gallisepticum)
Animal Health Law Category if applicable N/A
Species affected Avian
Description MG causes chronic respiratory disease of domestic poultry, especially in the presence of management stresses and/or other respiratory pathogens
Status in Ireland Present in backyard flocks
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Not applicable
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_mycoplasma_gallisepticum.htm