Fowl typhoid (Salmonella gallinarum)

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Disease name Fowl typhoid (Salmonella gallinarum)
Animal Health Law Category if applicable D, E
Species affected Avian
Description Fowl typhoid is a disease affecting chickens. It is caused by Salmonella gallinarum. Clinical signs include diarrhoea and dehydration. Mortality rates tend to be high.
Status in Ireland Absent
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Unknown. No recorded cases in records going back to 1996.
DAFM Division Responsible Veterinary Public Health, Pig & Poultry Health Division
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Notifiable in Ireland Yes
OIE Listed Yes
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