Mycobacterium bovis (M. bovis): reducing the risk of human infection
- Public Health England
- Part of:
- Zoonotic diseases (zoonoses): guidance, data and analysis and Tuberculosis (TB) and other mycobacterial diseases: diagnosis, screening, management and data
- 1 June 2013
- Last updated:
- 21 December 2015, see all updates
Guidance and advice for farmers and others involved with farm and other livestock on reducing the risk of human M. bovis infection.
Ref: PHE publications gateway number: 2015501 PDF, 180KB, 4 pages
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This guidance includes:
- information about bovine tuberculosis (TB) and how it’s transmitted
- treatment of human TB caused by M. bovis
- advice for reducing the risk of human M. bovis infection on farms
- actions to take if reactors or other infected animals are found
Published: 1 June 2013
Updated: 21 December 2015
- Updated factsheet.
- First published.