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Technical annual report 2000-01

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Title

Technical annual report 2000-01

Collection

Dept. of Regional Development, Primary Industry, Fisheries and Resources technical annual report; Department of Regional Development, Primary Industry, Fisheries and Resources technical and annual report; Reports; PublicationNT; Technical bulletin (Northern Territory. Dept. of Primary Industry and Fisheries) ; no. 295

Date

2001-10

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Notes

Date:2001-10

Language

English

Subject

Agriculture -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Fisheries -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals

Publisher name

Dept. of Primary Industry and Fisheries

Place of publication

Darwin

Series

Technical bulletin (Northern Territory. Dept. of Primary Industry and Fisheries) ; no. 295

ISSN

0158-2763

Copyright owner

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Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/223369

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/687151

Page content

Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries 96 Haematology: Submissions 659 Fee for service submissions accounted for 73% of the total followed by diagnostic submissions at 18%. Eperythrozoon suis, a parasite of pig red blood cells, was seen in blood smears from pigs in a Darwin piggery. If confirmed, this would be the first time the parasite has been reported in Australia. Anaplasmosis (a form of tick fever) was diagnosed in cattle in the Darwin region and in the VRD. The section participates in the RCPA (Royal College of Pathologists of Australia) haematology quality assurance program. Cytology: Submissions 122 Submissions from private practitioners on a fee for service basis accounted for 75% followed by submissions for diagnostic purposes from production animals at 10%. Urinalysis: Submissions 85 Submissions from private practitioners on a fee for service basis accounted for 84% followed by submissions for diagnostic purposes from production animals at 13%. Water Microbiology: Samples 5,268 Most samples come from drinking water supplies and are subjected to three individual tests to determine whether or not the water is potable.