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Yellowhead disease

Last Modified: Thu, 09 May 2019 08:37:14 IST
Disease name Yellowhead disease
Animal Health Law Category if applicable A, D, E
Species affected Crustaceans
Description Yellow head disease (YHD) means infection with yellow head virus (YHV). YHV and the related gill-associated virus are classified as a species in the genus Okavirus, family Roniviridae and order Nidovirales.
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.fishhealth.ie/FHU/
Notifiable in Ireland No
OIE Listed Yes
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/index.php?id=2439&L=0&htmfile=chapitre_yellow_head_disease.htm
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