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VLA Disease Surveillance Report
Evidence of fluke metacercariae overwintering on infected pastures


  • Fasciolosis a prominent diagnosis in cattle and sheep

  • First diagnosis of nematodirosis in sheep in 2009

  • Widespread reports of streptococcal polyarthritis in lambs

  • Iron deficiency anaemia in piglets

  • Duck virus enteritis causing deaths in domestic ducks and wild waterfowl

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

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