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White spot disease

Last Modified: Thu, 09 May 2019 08:37:15 IST
Disease name White spot disease
Animal Health Law Category if applicable C, D, E
Species affected Crustaceans
Description White spot disease (WSD) means infection with white spot syndrome virus (WSSV). White spot syndrome virus 1 is classified as a species in the genus Whispo virus of the family Nimaviridae .
Status in Ireland Absent
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Unknown
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/index.php?id=2439&L=0&htmfile=chapitre_wsd.htm
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