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VLA Surveillance Report
Further cases of Paramphistomum species infection in cattle and reindeer


  • Further reports of rumen fluke (Paramphistomum species) infection in cattle and reindeer

  • Fatal case of babesiosis in an Aberdeen Angus suckler cow

  • Haemonchus contortus causing losses in lambs and adult sheep

  • Mycobacterium bovis infection in an adult sheep and a goat

  • Lead poisoning causing deaths in lambs and free-range chickens

  • Further cases of duck viral enteritis in wild and domestic ducks

— These are among matters discussed in the Veterinary Laboratories Agency's (vla's) disease surveillance report for England and Wales for May

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