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Fifth outbreak of disease associated with bovine viral diarrhoea virus type 2


  • Disease in cattle associated with bovine viral diarrhoea virus type 2

  • Further cases of bovine and ovine botulism associated with poultry litter

  • Outbreak of facial abscessation in cattle

  • Increase in cases of parasitic gastroenteritis in sheep

  • Chronic erysipelas affecting 12- to 14-week-old pigs

  • Acuaria uncinata infection causing losses in mute swans

– These are among matters discussed in the Veterinary Laboratories Agency’s (VLA’s) disease surveillance report for England and Wales for September

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  • • This summary is produced by the Veterinary Laboratories Agency (VLA) and is drawn from reports provided by the VLA laboratories at Aberystwyth, Bury St Edmunds, Carmarthen, Langford, Lasswade, Leahurst, Luddington, Newcastle, Penrith, Preston, Royal Veterinary College, Shrewsbury, Starcross, Sutton Bonington, Thirsk, Truro, Weybridge and Winchester

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