Epizootic lymphangitis in equidae

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Disease name Epizootic lymphangitis in equidae
Animal Health Law Category if applicable N/A
Species affected Equidae
Description Epizootic lymphangitis is a contagious, chronic disease of horses and other Equidae characterised clinically by a spreading, suppurative, ulcerating pyogranulomatous dermatitis and lymphangitis. This is seen particularly in the neck, legs and chest
Status in Ireland Absent
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Never reported
DAFM Division Responsible NDCC & Border Inspection Posts
Contact ndcc@agriculture.gov.ie
Legislation http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2016/si/130/made/en/
Link to relevant external website
Notifiable in Ireland Yes
OIE Listed No
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/en/animal-health-in-the-world/information-on-aquatic-and-terrestrial-animal-diseases/