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Taura Syndrome

Last Modified: Thu, 09 May 2019 08:37:21 IST
Disease name Taura Syndrome
Animal Health Law Category if applicable A, D, E
Species affected Crustaceans
Description Taura syndrome (TS) is a virus disease of penaeid shrimp caused by infection with Taura syndrome virus (TSV) (3, 15, 27, 42). The principal host species in which TSV can cause significant disease outbreaks and mortalities are Penaeus vannamei and P. stylirostris. TS has three distinct phases: acute, transition and chronic
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.marine.ie/Home/
Notifiable in Ireland No
OIE Listed Yes
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/fileadmin/Home/eng/Internationa_Standard_Setting/docs/pdf/2.2.04_TAURA.pdf
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