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bovine tuberculosis

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 21 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Animal Disease
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • bovine tuberculosis
  • Overview
  • This disease is on the list of diseases notifiable to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). The distribution section contains data from OIE's WAHID database on disease occurrence. Please see the AHPC library...

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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • bovine tuberculosis

International Common Names

  • English: bovine tuberculosis, mycobacterium in cattle; endometritis; tuberculosis-associated focal necrotizing encephalitis in cattle

Overview

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This disease is on the list of diseases notifiable to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). The distribution section contains data from OIE's WAHID database on disease occurrence. Please see the AHPC library for further information on this disease from OIE, including the International Animal Health Code and the Manual of Standards for Diagnostic Tests and Vaccines. Also see the website: www.oie.int.

For more information also see the datasheet entitled 'tuberculosis', which covers tuberculosis in cattle and other livestock species.

Host Animals

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Animal nameContextLife stageSystem
Bos grunniens (yaks)Domesticated host
Bos indicus (zebu)Domesticated host
Bos javanicusDomesticated host
Bos taurus (cattle)Domesticated host

Systems Affected

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respiratory diseases of large ruminants

Distribution

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For current information on disease incidence, see OIE's WAHID Interface.

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

AlgeriaPresentOIE (2009)
AngolaPresentOIE (2009)
BeninPresentOIE (2009)
BotswanaAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
Burkina FasoPresentOIE (2009)
BurundiPresentOIE Handistatus (2005)
Cabo VerdePresentOIE Handistatus (2005)
CameroonPresentOIE Handistatus (2005)
Central African RepublicPresentOIE Handistatus (2005)
Congo, Republic of theAbsent, Unconfirmed presence record(s)OIE (2009)
Côte d'IvoirePresentOIE Handistatus (2005)
DjiboutiAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
EgyptPresentOIE (2009)
EritreaPresentOIE (2009)
EswatiniPresentOIE (2009)
EthiopiaPresentOIE (2009)
GhanaPresentOIE (2009)
LesothoAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
LibyaPresentOIE Handistatus (2005)
MadagascarPresentOIE (2009)
MalawiPresentOIE (2009)
MauritiusAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
MoroccoPresentOIE (2009)
MozambiquePresentOIE (2009)
NamibiaAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
NigeriaAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
RwandaPresent, LocalizedOIE (2009)
São Tomé and PríncipeAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE Handistatus (2005)
SeychellesAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE Handistatus (2005)
South AfricaPresentOIE (2009)
SudanAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
TanzaniaAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
TogoPresentOIE (2009)
TunisiaPresentOIE (2009)
UgandaAbsent, Unconfirmed presence record(s)OIE (2009)
ZambiaPresentOIE (2009)
ZimbabweAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)

Asia

ArmeniaAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
AzerbaijanAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
BahrainPresentOIE (2009)
BangladeshPresentOIE (2009)
BruneiAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE Handistatus (2005)
CambodiaAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
ChinaPresent, LocalizedOIE (2009)
GeorgiaPresentOIE Handistatus (2005)
Hong KongAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
IndiaPresent, LocalizedOIE (2009)
IndonesiaAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
IranPresentOIE (2009)
IraqPresentOIE (2009)
IsraelAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
JapanAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
JordanPresent, LocalizedOIE (2009)
KazakhstanAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
KuwaitPresentOIE (2009)
KyrgyzstanAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
LaosAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
LebanonAbsent, Unconfirmed presence record(s)OIE (2009)
MalaysiaAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
-Peninsular MalaysiaAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE Handistatus (2005)
-SabahAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE Handistatus (2005)
MongoliaPresentOIE (2009)
MyanmarPresentOIE (2009)
NepalAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
North KoreaAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE Handistatus (2005)
OmanAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
PakistanPresent, LocalizedOIE (2009)
PhilippinesAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
QatarPresentOIE (2009)
Saudi ArabiaAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
SingaporeAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
South KoreaPresentOIE (2009)
Sri LankaAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
SyriaAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
TaiwanPresentOIE Handistatus (2005)
TajikistanAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
ThailandPresentOIE (2009)
TurkeyPresentOIE (2009)
TurkmenistanAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE Handistatus (2005)
UzbekistanPresentOIE Handistatus (2005)
VietnamAbsent, Unconfirmed presence record(s)OIE (2009)

Europe

AlbaniaPresentOIE (2009)
AndorraPresentOIE Handistatus (2005)
AustriaPresentOIE (2009)
BelarusPresentOIE (2009)
BelgiumPresentOIE (2009)
Bosnia and HerzegovinaPresentOIE Handistatus (2005)
BulgariaAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
CroatiaPresent, LocalizedOIE (2009)
CyprusAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
CzechiaAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
DenmarkAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
EstoniaAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
Federal Republic of YugoslaviaPresentOIE Handistatus (2005)
FinlandAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
FrancePresent, LocalizedOIE (2009)
GermanyPresentOIE (2009)
GreecePresentOIE (2009)
HungaryPresent, LocalizedOIE (2009)
IcelandAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
IrelandPresentOIE (2009)
Isle of ManPresentOIE Handistatus (2005)
ItalyPresent, LocalizedOIE (2009)
LatviaAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
LiechtensteinAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
LithuaniaAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
LuxembourgAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
MaltaAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
MontenegroPresentOIE (2009)
NetherlandsPresentOIE (2009)
North MacedoniaPresentOIE (2009)
NorwayAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
PolandPresentOIE (2009)
PortugalPresentOIE (2009)
RomaniaPresent, LocalizedOIE (2009)
RussiaPresentOIE (2009)
SerbiaPresentOIE (2009)
Serbia and MontenegroPresentOIE Handistatus (2005)
SlovakiaAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
SloveniaAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
SpainPresentOIE (2009)
SwedenAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
SwitzerlandAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
UkrainePresentOIE (2009)
United KingdomPresentOIE (2009)
-Northern IrelandPresentOIE Handistatus (2005)

North America

BelizeAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
BermudaAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE Handistatus (2005)
British Virgin IslandsAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE Handistatus (2005)
CanadaAbsent, Unconfirmed presence record(s)OIE (2009)
Cayman IslandsAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE Handistatus (2005)
Costa RicaPresentOIE (2009)
CubaPresentOIE (2009)
CuraçaoAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE Handistatus (2005)
Dominican RepublicPresentOIE (2009)
El SalvadorPresentOIE (2009)
GreenlandAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
GuadeloupeAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
GuatemalaPresentOIE (2009)
HaitiAbsent, Unconfirmed presence record(s)OIE (2009)
HondurasAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
JamaicaAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
MartiniqueAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
MexicoPresentOIE (2009)
NicaraguaPresentOIE (2009)
PanamaPresentOIE (2009)
Saint Kitts and NevisAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE Handistatus (2005)
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE Handistatus (2005)
United StatesPresent, LocalizedOIE (2009)

Oceania

AustraliaAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
French PolynesiaAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
New CaledoniaAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
New ZealandPresentOIE (2009)
SamoaAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE Handistatus (2005)

South America

ArgentinaPresentOIE (2009)
BoliviaPresent, LocalizedOIE (2009)
BrazilPresentOIE (2009)
ChilePresentOIE (2009)
ColombiaPresentOIE (2009)
EcuadorPresentOIE (2009)
Falkland IslandsAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE Handistatus (2005)
French GuianaAbsent, No presence record(s)OIE (2009)
GuyanaPresentOIE Handistatus (2005)
ParaguayPresentOIE Handistatus (2005)
PeruPresent, LocalizedOIE (2009)
UruguayPresentOIE (2009)
VenezuelaPresentOIE (2009)

List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Digestive Signs / Abdominal distention Sign
Digestive Signs / Anorexia, loss or decreased appetite, not nursing, off feed Sign
Digestive Signs / Bloat in ruminants, tympany Sign
Digestive Signs / Diarrhoea Sign
General Signs / Fever, pyrexia, hyperthermia Sign
General Signs / Forelimb lameness, stiffness, limping fore leg Sign
General Signs / Forelimb swelling, mass in fore leg joint and / or non-joint area Sign
General Signs / Hindlimb lameness, stiffness, limping hind leg Sign
General Signs / Hindlimb swelling, mass in hind leg joint and / or non-joint area Sign
General Signs / Intraocular mass, swelling interior of eye Sign
General Signs / Lymphadenopathy, swelling, mass or enlarged lymph nodes Sign
General Signs / Mammary gland swelling, mass, hypertrophy udder, gynecomastia Sign
General Signs / Swelling mass penis, prepuce, testes, scrotum Sign
General Signs / Swelling mass uterus Sign
General Signs / Swelling skin or subcutaneous, mass, lump, nodule Sign
General Signs / Underweight, poor condition, thin, emaciated, unthriftiness, ill thrift Sign
Nervous Signs / Dullness, depression, lethargy, depressed, lethargic, listless Sign
Reproductive Signs / Abortion or weak newborns, stillbirth Sign
Reproductive Signs / Agalactia, decreased, absent milk production Sign
Reproductive Signs / Female infertility, repeat breeder Sign
Reproductive Signs / Mastitis, abnormal milk Sign
Reproductive Signs / Purulent discharge, vulvar, vaginal Sign
Reproductive Signs / Purulent or mucoid discharge, cervix or uterus Sign
Respiratory Signs / Abnormal breathing sounds of the upper airway, airflow obstruction, stertor, snoring Sign
Respiratory Signs / Abnormal lung or pleural sounds, rales, crackles, wheezes, friction rubs Sign
Respiratory Signs / Coughing, coughs Sign
Respiratory Signs / Dull areas on percussion of chest, thorax Sign
Respiratory Signs / Dyspnea, difficult, open mouth breathing, grunt, gasping Sign
Skin / Integumentary Signs / Skin ulcer, erosion, excoriation Sign

References

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OIE Handistatus, 2002. World Animal Health Publication and Handistatus II (dataset for 2001). Paris, France: Office International des Epizooties.

OIE Handistatus, 2003. World Animal Health Publication and Handistatus II (dataset for 2002). Paris, France: Office International des Epizooties.

OIE Handistatus, 2004. World Animal Health Publication and Handistatus II (data set for 2003). Paris, France: Office International des Epizooties.

OIE Handistatus, 2005. World Animal Health Publication and Handistatus II (data set for 2004). Paris, France: Office International des Epizooties.

OIE, 2009. World Animal Health Information Database - Version: 1.4. World Animal Health Information Database. Paris, France: World Organisation for Animal Health. http://www.oie.int

Distribution References

OIE Handistatus, 2005. World Animal Health Publication and Handistatus II (dataset for 2004)., Paris, France: Office International des Epizooties.

OIE, 2009. World Animal Health Information Database - Version: 1.4., Paris, France: World Organisation for Animal Health. https://www.oie.int/

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