Enzootic Bovine Leukosis

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Disease name Enzootic Bovine Leukosis
Animal Health Law Category if applicable C, D, E
Species affected Bovine
Description Enzootic bovine leukosis (EBL) is a disease of cattle caused by the bovine leukaemia virus (BLV), a member of the family Retroviridae. Cattle may be infected at any age, including the embryonic stage.
Status in Ireland Absent - OIE free status
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland 1999 in domestic cattle herds
DAFM Division Responsible Ruminant Animal Health/ERAD Division
Contact erad@agriculture.gov.ie
Legislation http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2016/si/130/made/en/
Link to relevant external website https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32003D0467&from=EN
Notifiable in Ireland Yes
OIE Listed Yes
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/fileadmin/Home/eng/Health_standards/tahm/2.04.10_EBL.pdf