Haemorrhagic septicaemia

Last Modified: Fri, 24 Nov 2023 11:04:47 GMT
Disease name Haemorrhagic septicaemia
Animal Health Law Category if applicable N/A
Species affected Bovine
Description Haemorrhagic septicaemia (HS) is a major disease of cattle and buffaloes characterised by an acute, highly fatal septicaemia with high morbidity and mortality. It is caused by certain serotypes of Pasteurella multocida.
Status in Ireland Absent
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Unknown
DAFM Division Responsible RVL Division
Contact RVLSurveillance@agriculture.gov.ie
Link to relevant external website
Notifiable in Ireland No
WOAH Listed Yes
WOAH Link https://www.woah.org/en/disease/haemorrhagic-septicaemia/