Infection with yellow head virus genotype 1

Last Modified: Thu, 22 Jun 2023 15:53:23 IST
Disease name Infection with yellow head virus genotype 1
Animal Health Law Category if applicable A, D, E
Species affected Crustaceans
Description Yellow head disease (YHD) means infection with yellow head virus (YHV). YHV and the related gill-associated virus are classified as a species in the genus Okavirus, family Roniviridae and order Nidovirales.
Status in Ireland Absent
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Unknown
DAFM Division Responsible The Marine Institute
Regulation 2021/620
Link to relevant external website

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Notifiable in Ireland Yes
WOAH Listed Yes