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DEFRA

> Click here for Bovine TB: how to spot and report the disease – GOV.UK

26 Aug 2014 – Bovine TB is a notifiable disease. That means if you suspect it you must tell your nearest Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) office immediately. Failure to do so is an offence …

 

> Click here to find out what the government’s doing about bovine TB – GOV.UK

What the government’s doing about bovine tuberculosis (bovine TB). Subscribe to … Bovine TB information note 02/15: online TB breakdown map. Detailed …

 

DARDNI

> Click here for information on bovine TB from Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Northern Ireland

Bovine Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease of cattle. It is caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium bovis (M. bovis) which can also infect and cause disease …

 

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT

> Click here for information on bovine TB from the Scottish Government

10 Mar 2015 – Bovine Tuberculosis (TB) is a devastating chronic disease of cattle and a major challenge facing large parts of the UK cattle farming industry …

WELSH GOVERNMENT

> Click here for more information on bovine TB from the Welsh Government

30 Apr 2015 – Our long-term goal is to eradicate bovine TB in Wales.

PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND (PHE)

> Click here for bovine TB public health management guidance – GOV.UK

29 Sep 2014 – Guidance on managing the public health consequences of TB in cattle and other animals.

 

FOOD STANDARD AGENCY

> Click here for food chain information model document for animals susceptible to bovine TB

24 May 2012 – The Agency has produced the model FCI form below for farmed animals like camelids susceptible to bovine tuberculosis to assist food

 

EU

EUROPEAN COMMISSION

> Click here for Working Document on Eradication of Bovine Tuberculosis in the EU (PDF)

Eradication of Bovine Tuberculosis in the EU. Accepted by the Bovine tuberculosis subgroup of the Task Force on monitoring animal disease eradication …

 

> Click here for 2014 Eradication Programme for Bovine Tuberculosis UK (PDF)

Oct 24, 2013 – Bovine Tuberculosis. United Kingdom. Approved* for 2014 by Commission Decision 2013/722/EU. * in accordance with Council Decision …

 

> Click here for 2013 Eradication Programme for Bovine Tuberculosis UK (PDF)

Jan 1, 2013 – 2.3 The efforts to eradicate bovine tuberculosis from Great Britain (GB) pre-date the first legal initiatives in this area at European Community …

 

EUROPEAN FOOD SAFETY AUTHORITY (EFSA)

> Click here for Scientific Opinion on Field Trials for Bovine Tuberculosis Vaccination (PDF)

Dec 10, 2013 – Scientific Opinion on field trials for bovine tuberculosis vaccination. 1. EFSA Panel on Animal Health and Welfare (AHAW). 2,3. European Food …

 

> Click here for Technical Report: Bovine TB testing

Dec 13, 2012 – Technical meeting of the EFSA Scientific Network for Risk assessment in Animal Health and Welfare – Bovine Tuberculosis Testing. Question …

 

> Click here for Scientific Opinion on Field Trials for Bovine Tuberculosis Vaccination

Dec 11, 2013 – The opinion provides advice relating to the design of field trials to test the performance of a vaccine for bovine tuberculosis (bTB), along with a …

 

COMMUNITY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT INFORMATION SERVICE (CORDIS)

> Click here for Controlling Bovine TB Contagion

Both domestic and wild animals are vulnerable to the bacterium Mycobacterium bovis that causes bovine tuberculosis (TB). The infection can have serious …

 

International

IRELAND

> Click here for What is Bovine TB?

Bovine Tuberculosis is a chronic, highly infectious disease of cattle caused by Mycobacterium bovis. The bacterium can cause disease in other domestic or wild …

 

NEW ZEALAND

> Click here to read about Bovine Tuberculosis – Animal Health Board

What is bovine TB? How is it spread? What are the health risks? How does it affect the economy? This section contains everything you need to know about how …

 

> Click here for Bovine Tuberculosis information

Bovine tuberculosis (Mycobacterium bovis) is an infectious disease that can affect a wide range of animals. In New Zealand, cattle and deer are the species most at risk of contracting the disease.

 

> Click here for information about possums as reservoirs of Bovine Tuberculosis

Bovine tuberculosis (Tb) arrived in New Zealand with the cattle of the first European settlers. It was a serious problem by the 1940s, reducing productivity and …

 

UNITED STATES

> Click here for Bovine Tuberculosis – USDA APHIS | Animal Health

May 5, 2015 – Bovine TB Tuberculosis (TB) is a contagious disease of both animals and humans. It is caused by three specific types of bacteria that are part of …

 

> Click here for Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Mycobacterium bovis (Bovine Tuberculosis) in Humans (PDF)

Mycobacterium bovis (Bovine. Tuberculosis) in Humans. What is Mycobacterium bovis? In the United States, the majority of tuberculosis (TB) cases in people …

 

> Click here for Bovine Tuberculosis – The Center for Food Security and Public Health Iowa State University (PDF)

Bovine tuberculosis is a chronic bacterial disease of cattle that occasionally … Bovine tuberculosis results from infection by Mycobacterium bovis, a Gram.

 

> Click here for Emerging Disease Issues – Bovine Tuberculosis

Emerging Disease Issues – about bovine tuberculosis.

 

CANADA

> Click here for Bovine Tuberculosis – Animals – Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Dec 3, 2012 – Tuberculosis is a contagious disease caused by an infection in the lymph nodes which is then spread to other organs like the lungs.

 

AUSTRALIA

> Click here for Australian Bovine Tuberculosis Surveillance Project

Dec 31, 1997 – The Australian Bovine Tuberculosis Surveillance Project 2007-10 (ABTBSP) concluded with the inclusion of bovine TB in Australia’s

 

> Click here for Queensland Government: Bovine Tuberculosis Overview

Sep 20, 2012 – Australia was declared officially free of bovine tuberculosis on 31 December 1997 after an eradication program lasting more than 20 years.

 

General information

> Click here for Mycobacterium bovis – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Mycobacterium bovis, is a slow-growing (16- to 20-hour generation time), aerobic bacterium and the causative agent of tuberculosis in cattle (known as Bovine TB).

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> Click here for Bovine TB articles – Farmers Weekly

20 Oct 2015 – TB jab trial is costing £5,172 per badger.

 

> Click here for TB (Bovine Tuberculosis) – The Cattle Site

Tuberculosis (TB) in cattle is caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium bovis. The disease incidence is increasing and is highest in the southwest of England …

 

Click here for Bovine TB – Tuberculosis in Cattle – Net Vet

Transmission of bovine TB. What are the Signs and Symptoms of the disease in cows? How can Bovine TB be prevented and treated? How is tuberculosis …

 

Industry

> Click here for TB Free England: Learn all about bovine TB in cattle and badgers

Information you need to know about Bovine TB in cattle and badgers, the symptoms, news and details about the planned badger cull and TB Free videos.

 

> Click here for Bovine TB – NFU Online

17 Jun 2015 – Find out the latest information for farmers about bovine tuberculosis in cattle and badgers. Statistics, map, news and advice for livestock …

 

> Click here for Bovine Tuberculosis – AHDB Dairy

Bovine tuberculosis (TB) is a chronic disease of animals caused by a bacteria called Mycobacterium bovis, (M.bovis) which is closely related to the bacteria that …