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Specified Animal Pathogens Order (Northern Ireland) 1999

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Part IPathogens Requiring a Licence for Possession or Introduction into an Animal

  • African horse sickness virus.

  • African swine fever virus.

  • Avian influenza viruses which are—


    uncharacterised; or


    Type A viruses which have an intravenous pathogenicity index in six week old chickens of greater than 1.2; or


    Type A viruses H5 or H7 subtype for which nucleotide sequencing has demonstrated multiple basic amino acids at the cleavage site of haemagglutinin.

  • Babesia bovis, B. bigemina, B. caballi and B. equi.

  • Bacillus anthracis.

  • Bluetongue virus.

  • Bovine leukosis virus.

  • Brucella abortus.

  • Brucella melitensis.

  • Brucella ovis.

  • Brucella suis.

  • Burkholdaria (Pseudomonas) mallei.

  • Classical swine fever virus.

  • Cochliomyia hominivorax.

  • Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia virus.

  • Cowdria ruminantium.

  • Eastern and Western equine encephalomyelitis viruses.

  • Echinococcus multilocularis and E. granulosis.

  • Equine infectious anaemia virus.

  • Equine morbillivirus.

  • Foot and mouth disease virus.

  • Fowl plague virus.

  • Histoplasma farciminosum.

  • Hog cholera virus.

  • Japanese encephalitis virus.

  • Lumpy skin disease virus.

  • Maedi-Visna.

  • Mycoplasma agalactiae.

  • Mycoplasma capricolum sub-species capripneumoniae.

  • Mycoplasma mycoides sub-species mycoides SC and mycoides LC variants.

  • Mycoplasma mycoides var capri.

  • Newcastle disease (avian paramyxovirus type 1) viruses which are—


    uncharacterised; or


    have an intracerebral pathogenicity index in one-day-old chicks of 0.4 or more, when not less than 10 million 50% egg infectious doses (EID50) are administered to each bird in the test.

  • Peste des petits ruminants virus.

  • Rabies virus and all viruses of the genus Lyssavirus.

  • Rift Valley Fever virus.

  • Rinderpest virus.

  • Sheep and goat pox virus.

  • Swine vesicular disease.

  • Teschen disease virus.

  • Theileria annulata.

  • Theileria parva.

  • Trichinella spiralis.

  • Trypanosoma brucei, T. congolense, T. equiperdum, T. evansi, T. simiae and T. vivax.

  • Venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis virus.

  • Vesicular stomatitis virus.

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