Guidance

Mycobacterium bovis (M. bovis): reducing the risk of human infection

Guidance and advice for farmers and others involved with farm and other livestock on reducing the risk of human M. bovis infection.

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M. bovis: information for farmers on reducing the risk of human infection

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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
Last updated 21 December 2015 + show all updates
  1. Updated factsheet.
  2. First published.