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NABS SDI procedure

Disease events that are eligible

Northern Australia   NT or north of the Tropic of Capricorn for Queensland and WA

Livestock   Cattle, sheep, pigs, goats

Significant disease event  Multiple species, Multiple animals, Unusual presentation, Exclusion of a NABS priority disease OR An approved case

Report immediately if you suspect an EAD.

 

 

What’s needed if choose to do as a NABS SDI

  • Practice has a NABS Practice Package
  • Vet tells NABS Vet Adviser the investigation is starting
  • Vet submits a detailed case history and quality samples to the lab
  • Vet gives producer written recommendations
  • Vet debriefs case with the NABS Vet Adviser and provides case summary.

Where to get more advice

About the approach to an investigation, specimen collection, handling and transport of samples…

Kevin Bell (NABS Vet Adviser) 0427 433 244 nabsvetadviser@gmail.com

Graham Mackereth (DPRID vet) 08 9194 1420 Graham.Mackereth@DPIRD.wa.gov.au

Dave Forshaw (DDSL pathologist) David.Forshaw@dpird.wa.gov.au

Duty pathologist 08 9369 3351 DDSL@agric.wa.gov.au

Kevin Bell (NABS Vet Adviser) 0427 433 244 nabsvetadviser@gmail.com

Lil Stedman (DPIR vet) 08 8999 2035 elizabeth.stedman@nt.gov.au

Lorna Melville (BVL pathologist) Lorna.Melville@nt.gov.au

Duty pathologist 08 8999 2249 BVL@nt.gov.au

Kevin Bell (NABS Vet Adviser) 0427 433 244 nabsvetadviser@gmail.com

Derek Lunau (DAF vet) 07 4843 2613 derek.lunau@daf.qld.gov.au

Greg Storie (BSL pathologist) Greg.Storie@daf.qld.gov.au

Duty pathologist 07 3708 8762 BSLCLO@daf.qld.gov.au

And remember to identify as a NABS SDI on the accession sheet