Contagious agalactia

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Disease name Contagious agalactia
Animal Health Law Category if applicable N/A
Species affected Ovine
Description Contagious agalactia is a serious disease syndrome of sheep and goats that is characterised by mastitis, arthritis, keratoconjunctivitis and, occasionally, abortion. Mycoplasma agalactiae is the main cause of the disease in sheep and goats,
Status in Ireland Absent
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Never reported
DAFM Division Responsible RVL Division
Contact Mícheál Casey SSRO
Link to relevant external website
Notifiable in Ireland Yes
OIE Listed Yes
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