Equine influenza

Last Modified: Thu, 09 May 2019 08:37:46 IST
Disease name Equine influenza
Animal Health Law Category if applicable N/A
Species affected Equidae
Description Equine influenza is an acute respiratory infection of horses, donkeys and mules caused by two distinct subtypes (H7N7, formerly equi-1, and H3N8, formerly equi-2) of influenza A virus within the genus Influenzavirus A of the family Orthomyxoviridae.
Status in Ireland Present
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Not applicable
DAFM Division Responsible N/A
Contact N/A
Link to relevant external website
Notifiable in Ireland No
OIE Listed Yes
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/en/animal-health-in-the-world/information-on-aquatic-and-terrestrial-animal-diseases/