Infection with Taura syndrome virus

Last Modified: Thu, 22 Jun 2023 15:55:59 IST
Disease name Infection with Taura syndrome virus
Animal Health Law Category if applicable A, D, E
Species affected Crustaceans
Description Taura syndrome (TS) is a virus disease of penaeid shrimp caused by infection with Taura syndrome virus (TSV) (3, 15, 27, 42). The principal host species in which TSV can cause significant disease outbreaks and mortalities are Penaeus vannamei and P. stylirostris. TS has three distinct phases: acute, transition and chronic
Status in Ireland Absent
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Never reported
DAFM Division Responsible The Marine Institute
Regulation 2021/620
Link to relevant external website
Home | Marine Institute
Notifiable in Ireland Yes
WOAH Listed Yes