Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Recognising the power of surveillance.

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This annual report edition of Surveillance issue 40 (3) presents topics on animal, plants, and environmental surveillance intended for biosecurity. Topics on animals inludes: international animal trade, animal health and laboratory and surveillance, surveillance programmes for avian influenza, wildlife diseases, transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSE), Arboviruses, honey bee exotic disease, bovine tuberculosis, poultry health and American foulbrood. Other topics presented includes: Brucella ovis accreditation scheme, infectious bursal disease eradication programme, quarterly review of diagnostic cases: April to June 2013, quarterly report of investigations of suspected exotic diseases, marine surveillance annual report, quarterly report of investigations of suspected exotic marine and freshwater pests and diseases, national invasive ant surveillance programme annual report, national fruit fly surveillance programme, national saltmarsh mosquito surveillance programme 2012-2013, high risk site surveillance annual report 2012-2013, gypsy moth surveillance programme annual report, and plant and environment investigation report.