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Bovine tuberculosis

Last Modified: Mon, 28 May 2018 12:08:55 IST
Disease name Bovine tuberculosis
Animal Health Law Category if applicable E, D, B
Species affected Multiple(not specified)
Definition Bovine tuberculosis is a chronic bacterial disease of animals and humans caused by Mycobacterium bovis.
Status in Ireland Reported
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Present
DAFM Division Responsible Veterinary, ERAD, TB Division
Contact Eoin Ryan SSVI
Legislation http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2015/si/58/made/en/print?q=TUBERCULOSIS&=&=
Link to relevant external website http://www.agriculture.gov.ie/animalhealthwelfare/diseasecontrol/bovinetberadicationscheme/
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/fileadmin/Home/fr/Health_standards/tahm/2.04.07_BOVINE_TB.pdf
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