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APHA provides science evidence quickly leading to the first detection of bird ‘flu in the United Kingdom

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Image of a brown hen standing in a field with other hens in the background.

This year has seen the earlier than expected arrival of Highly Pathogenic H5 Avian Influenza Virus which is infecting both wild birds and poultry on small holdings and commercial production units. Find out how APHA detects and reacts to a bird ‘flu outbreak in the United Kingdom.

Are you using APHA’s digital submission service?

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The Animal Disease Testing Service, or ADTS, is an innovative digital sample submission service for private vets.  Launched last year as part of the surveillance and diagnostic testing service it is delivered by APHA’s Surveillance and Laboratory Services Department (SLSD). Kirsty Line, …