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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 for further information on...

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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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reproductive diseases of large ruminants
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: 16 Dec 2021
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

AlgeriaPresentJul-Dec-2018
AngolaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
BeninPresentJul-Dec-2018
BotswanaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
Burkina FasoPresent, LocalizedJul-Dec-2018
BurundiPresentJul-Dec-2018
Cabo VerdeAbsentJul-Dec-2018
CameroonPresent
Central African RepublicPresentJul-Dec-2018
ChadAbsentJul-Dec-2018
Congo, Democratic Republic of thePresent, LocalizedJul-Dec-2018
Congo, Republic of thePresentJul-Dec-2018
Côte d'IvoirePresent, LocalizedJan-Jun-2018
DjiboutiAbsentJul-Dec-2018
EgyptPresentJul-Dec-2018
EritreaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
EswatiniPresentJul-Dec-2018
EthiopiaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
GhanaPresentJul-Dec-2018
KenyaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
LesothoAbsentJul-Dec-2018
LiberiaPresentJul-Dec-2018
LibyaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
MadagascarPresentJul-Dec-2018
MalawiPresentJul-Dec-2018
MauritaniaPresentJul-Dec-2018
MauritiusAbsentJul-Dec-2018
MayotteAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
MoroccoPresentJul-Dec-2018
MozambiquePresentJul-Dec-2018
NamibiaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
NigerPresentJul-Dec-2018
NigeriaPresentJul-Dec-2018
RéunionAbsentJul-Dec-2018
RwandaPresent, Localized
Saint HelenaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
São Tomé and PríncipeAbsent, No presence record(s)
SenegalPresent, LocalizedJul-Dec-2018
SeychellesAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
Sierra LeoneAbsentJan-Jun-2018
South AfricaPresentJul-Dec-2018
SudanAbsentJul-Dec-2018
TanzaniaPresentJul-Dec-2018
TogoPresentJul-Dec-2018
TunisiaPresentJul-Dec-2018
UgandaPresentJul-Dec-2018
ZambiaPresentJul-Dec-2018
ZimbabweAbsentJul-Dec-2018

Asia

AfghanistanPresentJul-Dec-2018
ArmeniaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
AzerbaijanAbsentJul-Dec-2018
BahrainAbsentJul-Dec-2018
BangladeshPresentJul-Dec-2018
BhutanAbsentJul-Dec-2018
BruneiAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
CambodiaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
ChinaPresent, LocalizedJul-Dec-2018
GeorgiaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
Hong KongAbsentJul-Dec-2018
IndiaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
IndonesiaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
IranPresentJul-Dec-2018
IraqAbsentJul-Dec-2018
IsraelAbsentJul-Dec-2018
JapanAbsentJul-Dec-2018
JordanPresentJul-Dec-2018
KazakhstanAbsentJul-Dec-2018
KuwaitAbsentJul-Dec-2018
KyrgyzstanAbsentJul-Dec-2018
LaosAbsentJul-Dec-2018
LebanonAbsentJul-Dec-2018
MalaysiaAbsent, No presence record(s)
-Peninsular MalaysiaAbsent, No presence record(s)
-SabahAbsent, No presence record(s)
MaldivesAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
MongoliaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
MyanmarAbsentJul-Dec-2018
NepalAbsentJul-Dec-2018
North KoreaAbsent, No presence record(s)
OmanAbsentJul-Dec-2018
PakistanPresent, LocalizedJul-Dec-2018
PalestineAbsentJul-Dec-2018
PhilippinesAbsent, No presence record(s)
QatarAbsentJul-Dec-2018
Saudi ArabiaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
SingaporeAbsentJul-Dec-2018
South KoreaPresentJul-Dec-2018
Sri LankaPresentJul-Dec-2018
SyriaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
TaiwanPresentJul-Dec-2018
TajikistanAbsent, No presence record(s)
ThailandAbsentJul-Dec-2018
TurkeyPresentJul-Dec-2018
TurkmenistanAbsentJul-Dec-2018
United Arab EmiratesAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
UzbekistanAbsentJul-Dec-2018
VietnamAbsentJul-Dec-2018

Europe

AlbaniaPresentJul-Dec-2018
AndorraAbsentJul-Dec-2018
AustriaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
BelarusAbsentJul-Dec-2018
BelgiumPresent, LocalizedJul-Dec-2018
Bosnia and HerzegovinaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
BulgariaPresent, LocalizedJul-Dec-2018
CroatiaPresent, LocalizedJan-Jun-2018
CyprusAbsentJul-Dec-2018
CzechiaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
DenmarkAbsentJul-Dec-2018
EstoniaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
Faroe IslandsAbsentJul-Dec-2018
Federal Republic of YugoslaviaPresent
FinlandAbsentJul-Dec-2018
FrancePresent, LocalizedJul-Dec-2018
GermanyAbsentJul-Dec-2018
GreecePresentJan-Jun-2018
HungaryPresent, LocalizedJul-Dec-2018
IcelandAbsentJul-Dec-2018
IrelandPresentJul-Dec-2018
Isle of ManPresent
ItalyPresent, LocalizedJan-Jun-2018
LatviaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
LiechtensteinAbsentJul-Dec-2018
LithuaniaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
LuxembourgAbsent, No presence record(s)
MaltaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
MoldovaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
MontenegroAbsentJul-Dec-2018
NetherlandsAbsentJul-Dec-2018
North MacedoniaPresentJul-Dec-2018
NorwayAbsentJul-Dec-2018
PolandPresentJul-Dec-2018
PortugalPresent, LocalizedJul-Dec-2018
RomaniaPresent, LocalizedJul-Dec-2018
RussiaPresent, LocalizedJul-Dec-2018
San MarinoAbsentJul-Dec-2018
SerbiaPresentJul-Dec-2018
Serbia and MontenegroPresent
SlovakiaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
SloveniaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
SpainPresentJul-Dec-2018
SwedenAbsentJul-Dec-2018
SwitzerlandAbsentJul-Dec-2018
UkraineAbsentJul-Dec-2018
United KingdomPresentJul-Dec-2018
-Northern IrelandPresent

North America

BahamasAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
BarbadosAbsentJul-Dec-2018
BelizeAbsentJul-Dec-2018
BermudaAbsent, No presence record(s)
British Virgin IslandsAbsent, No presence record(s)
CanadaPresent, LocalizedJul-Dec-2018
Cayman IslandsAbsentJul-Dec-2018
Costa RicaPresentJul-Dec-2018
CubaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
CuraçaoAbsent, No presence record(s)
Dominican RepublicPresentJul-Dec-2018
El SalvadorPresentJul-Dec-2018
GreenlandAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
GuadeloupeAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
GuatemalaPresentJul-Dec-2018
HaitiAbsent, Unconfirmed presence record(s)
HondurasPresent, LocalizedJul-Dec-2018
JamaicaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
MartiniqueAbsentJul-Dec-2018
MexicoPresent, LocalizedJul-Dec-2018
NicaraguaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
PanamaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
Saint Kitts and NevisAbsent, No presence record(s)
Saint LuciaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2018
Trinidad and TobagoAbsentJan-Jun-2018
United StatesPresent, LocalizedJul-Dec-2018

Oceania

AustraliaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
Cook IslandsAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
Federated States of MicronesiaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
FijiPresentJul-Dec-2018
French PolynesiaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
KiribatiAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2018
Marshall IslandsAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
New CaledoniaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
New ZealandPresentJul-Dec-2018
PalauAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
Papua New GuineaAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
SamoaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
Timor-LesteAbsent, No presence record(s)Jul-Dec-2018
TongaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
VanuatuAbsentJul-Dec-2018

South America

ArgentinaPresent, LocalizedJul-Dec-2018
BoliviaPresentJul-Dec-2018
BrazilPresentJul-Dec-2018
ChilePresentJul-Dec-2018
ColombiaPresentJul-Dec-2018
EcuadorPresentJul-Dec-2018
Falkland IslandsAbsent, No presence record(s)Jan-Jun-2018
French GuianaAbsentJul-Dec-2018
GuyanaPresent, LocalizedJul-Dec-2018
ParaguayPresent, LocalizedJul-Dec-2018
PeruPresent, LocalizedJul-Dec-2018
SurinameAbsentJul-Dec-2018
UruguayPresentJul-Dec-2018
VenezuelaPresentJul-Dec-2018

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/

OIE, 2018. World Animal Health Information System (WAHIS): Jul-Dec. In: OIE-WAHIS Platform, Paris, France: OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health). unpaginated. https://wahis.oie.int/

OIE, 2018a. World Animal Health Information System (WAHIS): Jan-Jun. In: OIE-WAHIS Platform, Paris, France: OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health). unpaginated. https://wahis.oie.int

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