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Infectious bursal disease (Gumboro disease)

Last Modified: Thu, 09 May 2019 08:37:43 IST
Disease name Infectious bursal disease (Gumboro disease)
Animal Health Law Category if applicable N/A
Species affected Avian
Description Infectious bursal disease (IBD) is caused by a virus that is a member of the genus Avibirnavirus of the family Birnaviridae. Although turkeys, ducks, guinea fowl and ostriches may be infected, clinical disease occurs solely in chickens. Only young birds are clinically affected
Status in Ireland Present
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Not applicable
DAFM Division Responsible Veterinary Public Health, Pig & Poultry Health Division
Contact pigandpoultryhealth@agriculture.gov.ie
Legislation
Link to relevant external website
Notifiable in Ireland No
OIE Listed Yes
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/en/animal-health-in-the-world/information-on-aquatic-and-terrestrial-animal-diseases/
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