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Infection with rotavirus causes losses in gamebirds


  • 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

  • Further outbreak of Mycoplasma bovis mastitis

  • Meningitis in a sheep caused by Moraxella species

  • Systemic caseous lymphadenitis in a Suffolk ram

  • Rotavirus causing losses in pheasants

  • Meningitis causing stranding of a striped dolphin

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

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