Avian mycoplasmosis (Mycoplasma synoviae)

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Disease name Avian mycoplasmosis (Mycoplasma synoviae)
Animal Health Law Category if applicable N/A
Species affected Avian
Description Avian mycoplasmosis is caused by several pathogenic mycoplasmas of which Mycoplasma gallisepticum (MG) and M. synoviae (MS) are the most important; they are the only ones listed by the OIE. MG causes chronic respiratory disease of domestic poultry, especially in the presence of management stresses and/or other respiratory pathogens
Status in Ireland Present
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland N/A
DAFM Division Responsible VPHPPH
Contact pigandpoultryhealth@agriculture.gov.ie
S.I. No. 130/2016 - Notification and Control of Diseases affecting Terrestrial Animals (No. 2) Regulations 2016. (irishstatutebook.ie)
Link to relevant external website
Notifiable in Ireland Yes
WOAH Listed Yes
WOAH Link https://www.woah.org/en/disease/avian-mycoplasmosis-mycoplasma-synoviae/