Maedi Visna

Last Modified: Tue, 21 Nov 2023 10:45:16 GMT
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 Domestic - Disease Present Wild - Disease Absent
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland N/A
DAFM Division Responsible Ruminant Animal Health/ERAD Division
Link to relevant external website
Notifiable in Ireland Yes
WOAH Listed Yes