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There are many infectious emergency diseases of pigs that do not occur in Australia.
African swine fever (ASF) is a highly contagious virus that causes an often fatal disease in pigs and wild boar.
Anthrax is a bacterial disease of animals, most commonly seen in cattle, sheep and goats.
Classical swine fever (CSF), also known as hog cholera, is a highly contagious disease of pigs caused by a pestivirus. The disease only affects pigs and is exotic to Australia.
The following resources have been produced by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) to assist veterinarians in selecting and preparing samples and conducting livesto
Blue-green algae are a group of algae including Nodularia spumigena, Microcystis aeruginosa and Anabaena circinalis.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has created a sampling and post-mortem guide to assist veterinarians investigating pig disease.