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VLA DISEASE SURVEILLANCE REPORT
Salmonella Typhimurium causes outbreaks of disease in pigs

Abstract

  • Salmonellosis in pigs associated with Salmonella Typhimurium U288 and PT193

  • Expected seasonal increase in Salmonella Dublin in cattle

  • Investigated cases of idiopathic haemorrhagic diathesis (‘blood sweating disease’/bleeding calf syndrome) in calves

  • Outbreak of botulism in ewes associated with access to poultry litter

  • Evidence of fasciolosis in lambs caused by the winter infection of snails

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

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    Footnotes

    • 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 www.defra.gov.uk/vla/reports/rep_surv.htm

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