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Multiple anthelmintic resistance in goat nematodes


  • Resistance to three anthelmintics detected in nematodes in goats

  • Antimicrobial resistance in Brachyspira hyodysenteriae (swine dysentery)

  • Erysipelas causes losses in free-range layers

  • Mycoplasma gallisepticum causes disease in turkeys and Humboldt penguins (Spheniscus humboldti)

  • Wildlife surveillance identifies a range of diseases in wild birds

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

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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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