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  Animal Diseases - Eradication and Monitoring Programmesslide

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Eradication and monitoring programmes aim at progressively eliminating animal diseases that are endemic in certain areas of the Community. They also include checks aimed at the prevention of zoonoses.


The programmes include a wide range of measures including vaccination, testing of animals, compensation for slaughtering or culling, treatment.

Diseases covered :

  • Bovine tuberculosis,
  • Bovine brucellosis,
  • Ovine and caprine brucellosis (B. melitensis),
  • Bluetongue in endemic or high risk areas,
  • African swine fever,
  • Swine vesicular disease,
  • Classical swine fever,
  • Anthrax,
  • Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia,
  • Avian influenza,
  • Rabies,
  • Echinococcosis,
  • Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSE),
  • Campylobacteriosis,
  • Listeriosis,
  • Salmonellosis (zoonotic salmonella),
  • Trichinellosis,
  • Verotoxigenic E. coli,
  • Viral haemorrhagic septicaemia (VHS),
  • Infectious haematopoietic necrosis (IHN),
  • Koi herpes virus disease (KHV),
  • Infectious salmon anaemia (ISA),
  • Infection with Marteilia refringens,
  • Infection with Bonamia ostreae,
  • White spot disease in crustaceans.



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