Equine arteritis virus

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Disease name Equine arteritis virus
Animal Health Law Category if applicable E, D
Species affected Equidae
Description Equine viral arteritis (EVA) is a contagious viral disease of equids caused by equine arteritis virus (EAV), an RNA virus classified in the genus, Arterivirus, family Arteriviridae. Equine arteritis virus is found in horse populations in many countries world-wide.
Status in Ireland Absent
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland 2010
DAFM Division Responsible NDCC
Contact ndcc@agriculture.gov.ie
S.I. No. 130/2016 - Notification and Control of Diseases affecting Terrestrial Animals (No. 2) Regulations 2016. (irishstatutebook.ie)
Link to relevant external website
Notifiable in Ireland Yes
WOAH Listed Yes
WOAH Link https://www.woah.org/en/disease/equine-viral-arteritis/