Pullorum disease (Salmonella pullorum)

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Disease name Pullorum disease (Salmonella pullorum)
Animal Health Law Category if applicable E, D
Species affected Avian
Description Pullorum disease of chickens, turkeys and other poultry is a bacterial infection caused by Salmonella pullorum. It can cause diarrhoea, weakness and high mortality, especially in young birds.
Status in Ireland Absent
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Unknown. No recorded cases in records going back to 1996.
DAFM Division Responsible Veterinary Public Health, Pig & Poultry Health Division
Contact pigandpoultryhealth@agriculture.gov.ie
Legislation http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2016/si/130/made/en/
Link to relevant external website
Notifiable in Ireland Yes
OIE Listed Yes
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/fileadmin/home/eng/health_standards/tahm/2.03.11_fowl_typhoid.pdf