Swine vesicular disease

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Disease name Swine vesicular disease
Animal Health Law Category if applicable N/A
Species affected Swine
Description Swine vesicular disease is a viral disease, characterised by the formation of vesicles on feet, around the mouth, lips and teats of pigs. Although disease morbidity can vary, deaths are not seen. It is not currently considered a health risk to farmers or veterinarians.
Status in Ireland Absent
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Never reported
DAFM Division Responsible NDCC & Border Inspection Posts
Contact ndcc@agriculture.gov.ie
Legislation http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2016/si/130
Link to relevant external website
Notifiable in Ireland Yes
OIE Listed No
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/en/animal-health-in-the-world/information-on-aquatic-and-terrestrial-animal-diseases/