Last Modified: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:20:37 IST
Disease name Maedi-visna
Animal Health Law Category if applicable N/A
Species affected Multiple(not specified), Ovine
Description Maedi-visna (MV) and caprine arthritis-encephalitis (CAE) are persistent lentivirus infections of sheep and goats and are often grouped together as the small ruminant lentiviruses (SRLVs). Maedivisna is also known to as ovine progressive pneumonia (OPP).
Status in Ireland Occurrence suspected but not confirmed
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland 1986
DAFM Division Responsible RVL Division
Contact Mícheál Casey SSRO
Link to relevant external website
Notifiable in Ireland Yes
OIE Listed Yes
OIE Link