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Infectious Haematopoietic necrosis

Last Modified: Thu, 09 May 2019 08:37:42 IST
Disease name Infectious Haematopoietic necrosis
Animal Health Law Category if applicable C, D, E
Species affected Fish
Description Infectious haematopoietic necrosis (IHN) is an infectious viral disease of salmon and trout, which was first recognised in the 1950s in North America in Chinook and Sockeye salmon . The disease has most economic significance for freshwater farms, however Pacific and Atlantic salmon in both freshwater and seawater have been severely affected
Status in Ireland Absent
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Never reported
DAFM Division Responsible The Marine Institute
Contact fhu@marine.ie
Legislation
Link to relevant external website http://www.fishhealth.ie/FHU/AboutUs/
Notifiable in Ireland No
OIE Listed Yes
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/index.php?id=2439&L=0&htmfile=chapitre_ihn.htm
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