Swine influenza

Last Modified: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 15:26:43 GMT
Disease name Swine influenza
Animal Health Law Category if applicable N/A
Species affected Swine
Description Swine influenza is a highly contagious viral infection of pigs. Swine influenza virus (SIV) infections cause respiratory disease characterised by coughing, sneezing, nasal discharge, elevated rectal temperatures, lethargy, breathing difficulty, and depressed appetite. In some instances, SIV infections are associated with reproductive disorders such as abortion
Status in Ireland
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland
DAFM Division Responsible Veterinary Public Health, Pig & Poultry Health Division
Contact pigandpoultryhealth@agriculture.gov.ie
Legislation http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2016/si/130
Link to relevant external website
Notifiable in Ireland Yes
OIE Listed Yes
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/en/animal-health-in-the-world/information-on-aquatic-and-terrestrial-animal-diseases/