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Tuberculosis in cattle, camelids and farmed deer

Tuberculosis caused by Mycocterium bovis has not been found in Norway since 1980. Tuberculosis caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis  is very seldom found in animals in Norway, the last time in a dog in 1989.

Aim
Document freedom in cattle, and have a surveillance in camelids (llamas and alpaccas) and in farmed deer.

Background
Tuberculosis in cattle was declared eliminated in 1963. The disease has not been found in camelids and farmed deer in Norway, but the import of such animals represents a constant threat.

Rapporter
(the reports only concerns cattle, as no camelids or deer has been sampled so far)