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Highest quarterly incidence of fasciolosis for 10 years in England and Wales


  • Fasciolosis continuing to cause disease in cattle, sheep and alpacas

  • Clostridial diseases causing losses in unvaccinated sheep

  • Border disease causing abortions in sheep flocks

  • Listeriosis causing abortions and encephalitis in sheep

  • Atypical necrotic enteritis diagnosed in commercial layers

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

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  • This summary is produced by the 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.

    VLA monthly reports are available online at

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