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Toxoplasmosis the most common cause of abortion in Scottish sheep flocks


  • Toxoplasmosis most commonly diagnosed as the cause of infectious abortion in sheep in Scotland

  • Pneumonia in suckled calves at grass

  • Abortion storm associated with Neospora caninum in dairy cattle

  • Nematodirosis in lambs

  • Polyarthritis due to Streptococcus dysgalactiae in neonatal lambs

  • Typhlocolitis in pigs associated with Brachyspira pilosicoli infection

  • Salmonella Typhimurium in racing pigeons

– These are among matters discussed in the disease surveillance report for May from Scottish Agricultural College Veterinary Services (SAC VS)

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