Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia

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Disease name Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia
Animal Health Law Category if applicable E, D, A
Species affected Bovine
Description Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) is a disease of ruminants (Bos and Bubalus genuses) caused by Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides SC (MmmSC; SC = small colony). It is manifested by anorexia, fever and respiratory signs such as dyspnoea, polypnoea, cough and nasal discharges in bovines. It is not considered a public health risk.
Status in Ireland Absent
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland 1892
DAFM Division Responsible NDCC & Border Inspection Posts
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Notifiable in Ireland Yes
OIE Listed Yes
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