Contagious equine metritis

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Disease name Contagious equine metritis
Animal Health Law Category if applicable E, D
Species affected Equidae
Description Contagious equine metritis is an inflammatory disease of the proximal and distal reproductive tract of the mare caused by Taylorella equigenitalis, which usually results in temporary infertility. It is a nonsystemic infection, the effects of which are restricted to the reproductive tract of the mare
Status in Ireland Infection present (No clinical disease)
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland 2013
DAFM Division Responsible Animal Health & Welfare/Veterinary Medicines/ Non ruminant animal health
Contact Dermot Murphy P.O.
Link to relevant external website
Notifiable in Ireland Yes
OIE Listed Yes
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