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Bovine anaplasmosis

Last Modified: Thu, 09 May 2019 08:37:55 IST
Disease name Bovine anaplasmosis
Animal Health Law Category if applicable N/A
Species affected Bovine
Description Bovine anaplasmosis results from infection with Anaplasma marginale. A second species, A. centrale, has long been recognised. Anaplasma marginale is responsible for almost all outbreaks of clinical disease. A third species, A. phagocytophilum, has been reported rarely to infect cattle, and does not cause clinical disease.
Status in Ireland Absent
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Never reported
DAFM Division Responsible RVL Division
Contact Mícheál Casey SSRO
Legislation
Link to relevant external website
Notifiable in Ireland No
OIE Listed Yes
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/index.php?id=169&L=0&htmfile=chapitre_bovine_anaplasmosis.htm
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