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Tuberculosis in Ruminating Animals

Last Modified: Fri, 24 Nov 2017 08:43:49 GMT
Disease name
Tuberculosis in Ruminating Animals
Species affected
Multiple(not specified)
Bovine tuberculosis is a chronic bacterial disease of animals and humans caused by Mycobacterium bovis. In a large number of countries bovine tuberculosis is a major infectious disease among cattle, other domesticated animals, and certain wildlife populations. Transmission to humans constitutes a public health problem.
Status in Ireland
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland
DAFM Division Responsible
Veterinary, ERAD, TB Division
Margaret Good SSVI
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