Transmissible gastroenteritis

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Disease name Transmissible gastroenteritis
Animal Health Law Category if applicable N/A
Species affected Multiple(not specified)
Description Transmissible gastroenteritis (TGE) is an enteric disease of pigs caused by TGE virus (TGEV), a member of the Coronaviridae. Since 1984, a distinct respiratory variant (porcine respiratory coronavirus or PRCV) has spread throughout many parts of the world.
Status in Ireland Absent
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland 1984
DAFM Division Responsible VPHPPH
S.I. No. 130/2016 - Notification and Control of Diseases affecting Terrestrial Animals (No. 2) Regulations 2016. (
Link to relevant external website
Notifiable in Ireland Yes
WOAH Listed Yes