Research and analysis

Animal disease surveillance focus articles, 2019

Monthly focus articles published by the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) in the Veterinary Record.



APHA publishes focus articles in the Veterinary Record in conjunction with its monthly disease surveillance report.

These focus articles cover seasonal disease threats and emerging disease trends and are accessible to everyone via toll-free links.

See the APHA animal disease surveillance reports collection for further reports.

Published 11 March 2019
Last updated 9 October 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added link to cattle surveillance in the autumn months focus article
  2. Added link to the report: Wildlife: Avian botulism – a recurring paralytic disease of wild UK waterbirds.
  3. Sheep: enzootic abortion of ewes now available
  4. Focus article Pigs: Update on Klebsiella pneumoniae septicaemia outbreaks in preweaned pigs now available
  5. Coccidiosis in sheep focus article added
  6. Avian: Health issues in breeding gamebirds report added
  7. First published.