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Salmonellosis in poultry (caused by or involving Salmonella hadar, Salmonella infantis or Salmonella virchow)

Last Modified: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 12:14:53 IST
Disease name Salmonellosis in poultry (caused by or involving Salmonella hadar, Salmonella infantis or Salmonella virchow)
Animal Health Law Category if applicable N/A
Species affected Multiple(not specified)
Description Salmonellosis is an infectious disease of humans and animals caused by organisms of the two species of Salmonella (Salmonella enterica, and S. bongori). Although primarily intestinal bacteria, salmonellae are widespread in the environment and commonly found in farm effluents, human sewage and in any material subject to faecal contamination.
Status in Ireland
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland
DAFM Division Responsible RVL Division
Contact Mícheál Casey SSRO
Legislation http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2016/si/130/made/en/
Link to relevant external website http://www.agriculture.gov.ie/farmingsectors/poultry/
Notifiable in Ireland Yes
OIE Listed No
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/en/animal-health-in-the-world/information-on-aquatic-and-terrestrial-animal-diseases/
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