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Tuberculosis in Ruminating Animals

Last Modified: Thu, 09 May 2019 08:37:19 IST
Disease name Tuberculosis in Ruminating Animals
Animal Health Law Category if applicable
Species affected Multiple(not specified)
Description 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 Ruminant Animal Health/ERAD Division
Contact erad@agriculture.gov.ie
Legislation https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:02003D0467-20180516&qid=1537800898016&from=EN
Link to relevant external website
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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