Ewww! Oysters with herpes! Bloody POMS!

Just did an attention-grabbing headline. It could give people the wrong impression. But seriously, this is why biosecurity is a must for all farmed animals, supported by good surveillance and comprehensive testing.

Read more about the incident at this link –
http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2016-02-02/poms-oyster-disease-found-in-tasmania-for-first-time/7132580

A fact sheet produced by the government and oyster growers can be accessed at this link.
2011-043-POMS Long Version – Q A Fact Sheet.pdf
 

Yours sincerely,

Dr Richmond Loh 

DipProjMgt, BSc, BVMS, MPhil (Pathology), MANZCVS (Aquatics& Pathobiology), CertAqV, NATA Signatory.
THE FISH VET, Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA. 

Mobile Aquatic Veterinary Medical & Diagnostic Services.
http://www.thefishvet.com.au
Ph: +61 (0)421 822 383

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