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New learning article: Screening for OPA in sheep using transthoracic ultrasound

Ovine pulmonary adenocarcinoma (OPA) is one of a number of respiratory diseases prevalent in the UK sheep population. It is a disease that can cause significant annual losses to flocks; sometimes 4-5%, but more commonly 1-2% per year.

Ultrasound equipment carried for routine repro work (equine or bovine) can have many other applications; ovine transthoracic ultrasonography being one of them.

Ultrasound sheep

This article has been developed to give an overview of OPA and how ultrasound can be used to help diagnose OPA.

Read the full article here

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