UK Pig Disease Quarterly Surveillance Report - July-September 2008

The latest Surveillance records that there have been no outbreaks of Notifiable Disease or zoonoses associated with pigs, nor any food safety incidents. Porcine enterovirus A CPE type II was identified in tissue collected as part of an investigation into encephalomyelitis in young pigs. Multi-drug resistant Brachyspira hyodysenteriae has been isolated, and the incidence of swine dysentery in on the rise. The industry continues to show interest in disease eradication.
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