Review/Oorsig Volume 22, Issue 02 - Page 16

To get a beXer picture, it is worthwhile to view the occurrence of this disease condi%on over the last 2 years or longer (if the records exist) for an even beXer understanding of the disease preven%on or early treatment op%ons. Oorsig/Review Disease Liver fluke fluke [ [ Apr Apr 2014 - Mar 2018 Disease Distribution: Distribution: Liver 2014 - Mar 2018 ] ] Apr May Jun Jul Jul Aug Aug Sep Sep Oct Oct Nov Nov Dec May Jun Jun Apr May Jun Dec Jan Jan Feb Feb Mar Mar Apr Apr May 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2015 2015 2015 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 Kwazulu-Natal Kwazulu-Natal Estcourt Vet Clinic Vet Clinic Estcourt Jul Aug Aug Sep Sep Oct Oct Nov Nov Mar May Apr Jun May Jul Jun Jul Jul Dec Dec Jan Jan Feb Feb Mar Apr 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 Yearly repeRRon of clinical disease outbreak = disease paWern Importance of clinical disease condi%on (High priority) > more than 10 cases = outbreak or major problem 2. With the knowledge of the disease transmission and disease development 2. With the knowledge of the disease transmission and disease process specific options for disease prevention and/or early treatment can be development process specific op%ons for disease preven%on and/or early identified. treatment can be iden%fied. Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Transmission (see graphic descrip%on – Figure 1) Disease development inside the animal = liver damage (see graphic descrip%on – Figure 2) Monitoring for the first indica%on of liver damage. Bulk milk an%body screening every two weeks. Treat as soon as an%body level increase from baseline. Prevent milk loss and nega%ve effect on body condi%on or deaths in the worst case scenario. 16