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Case study 1: Goat Abortion

Upon successfully completing the full EAD course, you will:

  • be reminded of your professional and legal obligtions to identify and report cases of suspected EADs to goverment authorities and be able to identify appropriate reporting mechanisms
  • understand key response strategies and intervention options in an EAD event
  • be aware of key roles of private veterinatians in the detetion, investigation, reporting and response to EAD events
  • know where to source technical resources on EADs

Following this case study, you should also be be familiar with, or refreshed upon the basic concepts of outbreak investigation, personal protective equipment (PPE), biosecurity considerations and public health ramifications where there is risk of zoonotic disease.

In addition to the overall EAD course learning objectives, throughout this case study you will learn more about:

This course will take you approximately 20-30 minutes to work through.

The development of this course was funded by the Australian Government’s Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper, the Government’s plan for stronger farmers and a stronger economy.