ISSN 2398-2993      

Tuberculosis

obovis

Synonym(s): TB, bTB


Tuberculosis

Bovine Tuberculosis (bTB) is an infectious disease of cattle. It is caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium bovis.

TB lesions in a bovine lung ©Andrew Grist

What are the symptoms of TB?

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What is the relevance to human health?

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How is the disease spread?

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How can disease in the national herd be controlled?

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How is testing carried out?

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How can I protect my farm?

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