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Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium DT104 affecting cattle, sheep and humans


  • Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium DT104 infection causing serious losses in cattle and sheep, with associated human infection

  • Two incidents of magnesium poisoning in cows

  • Cases of acetonaemia and fatty liver syndrome in dairy cattle

  • Seasonal rise in nematodirosis in lambs

  • Mannheimia haemolytica causing deaths in housed lambs

  • Outbreaks of duck virus enteritis widely reported

– 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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  • 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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