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Tuberculosis in Ruminating Animals

Last Modified: Thu, 17 May 2018 10:03:08 IST
Disease name Tuberculosis in Ruminating Animals
Animal Health Law Category if applicable
Species affected Multiple(not specified)
Definition 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 Reported
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Present
DAFM Division Responsible Veterinary, ERAD, TB Division
Contact Eoin Ryan SSVI
Link to relevant external website
OIE Link