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Bovine tuberculosis

Last Modified: Thu, 09 May 2019 08:37:54 IST
Disease name Bovine tuberculosis
Animal Health Law Category if applicable E, D, B
Species affected Multiple(not specified)
Description Bovine tuberculosis is a chronic bacterial disease of animals and humans caused by Mycobacterium bovis.
Status in Ireland Present
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Not applicable
DAFM Division Responsible Ruminant Animal Health/ERAD Division
Contact erad@agriculture.gov.ie
Legislation http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2015/si/58/made/en/print?q=TUBERCULOSIS&=&=
Link to relevant external website https://www.agriculture.gov.ie/animalhealthwelfare/diseasecontrol/bovinetb/diseaseeradicationtb/dafmtberadicationschemes/
Notifiable in Ireland Yes
OIE Listed Yes
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/en/animal-health-in-the-world/animal-diseases/Bovine-tuberculosis/
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