Recent Tuberculosis in Camelids Instruction Updates

Subject: Camelid TB Serology Package Statutory Sample Submission Form (TN183) Updated
Date: 26 July 2017
Summary of Update:

The Camelid TB Serology Package Statutory Sample Submission Form (TN183) has been updated.

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Subject: Camelid TB Serology Package Statutory Sample Submission Form (TN183) Updated
Date: 21 July 2017
Summary of Update:

Camelid TB Serology Package Statutory Sample Submission Form (TN183) has been updated to improve the quality of information submitted to the laboratory.

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Subject: Identification of Contiguous Premises of Camelids in England
Date: 17 July 2017
Summary of Update:

Instructions have been updated to clarify the difference between identifying camelid herds contiguous to Officially Tuberculosis Free Withdrawn (OTFW) cattle herds and herds/flocks of non-bovine species with confirmed M. bovis.

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Subject: Contiguous Testing of Camelids in England
Date: 20 June 2017
Summary of Update:

A minor update has been made to remove ambiguity regarding contiguous testing criteria for camelids in England.

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Subject: Changes to Contiguous Testing of Camelids in England
Date: 12 June 2017
Summary of Update:

Following discussions with the camelid industry it has been agreed that camelid herds identified as contiguous to any holding with confirmed M. bovis in farmed animal species will undergo an antibody blood test at the governments expense. Animals should be primed by bovine tuberculin injection, reading of the injection site is no longer required.

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Subject: Tuberculosis Testing of Camelids in Wales
Date: 09 June 2017
Summary of Update:

Instructions on camelid case management and suspicion and confirmation of Tuberculosis in camelids have been updated to reflect changes in policy in Wales.

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Subject: Updated Instructions for Private Testing Outside Breakdown Situations
Date: 13 February 2017
Summary of Update:

Instructions for case management have been updated to clarify the process with regards to repeated positive two-spot interpretation of private Enferplex test in England (inconclusive animal).

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Subject: Tuberculosis Test Notice (TN06(Welsh)) and TB Testing Notification Letter (TN07(Welsh)) Updated
Date: 12 December 2016
Summary of Update: Tuberculosis Test Notice (TN06(Welsh)) and TB Testing Notification letter (TN07(Welsh)) have been updated.
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Subject: Tuberculosis Test Notice (TN06) and TB Testing Notification Letter (TN07) Updated
Date: 07 December 2016
Summary of Update: Tuberculosis Test Notice (TN06) and TB Testing Notification letter (TN07) have been updated.
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Subject: Automatic Restrictions Following Disclosure of a Reactor or Inconclusive Reactor at a TB Test in Non-Bovine Animals Form (TN181(W)) Updated
Date: 15 November 2016
Summary of Update: The Automatic Animal and Public Health Restrictions following Disclosure of a Reactor or Inconclusive Reactor at an Official Diagnostic Test for Tuberculosis in Non-Bovine Animals (as defined by the Order) (TN181(W)) has been updated.
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Subject: Changes to TB instructions in Camelids
Date: 15 November 2016
Summary of Update: Updates have been made to the camelid instructions to clarify the notification requirements when a camelid is affected or suspected of having bovine TB.
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Subject: Automatic Restrictions Following Disclosure of a Reactor or Inconclusive Reactor at a TB Test in Non-Bovine Animals Form (TN181(W)) Updated
Date: 24 October 2016
Summary of Update: The Automatic Animal and Public Health Restrictions following Disclosure of a Reactor or Inconclusive Reactor at an Official Diagnostic Test for Tuberculosis in Non-Bovine Animals (as defined by the Order) (TN181(W)) document has been updated to remove all references to England and Scotland, since automatic restrictions for non-bovines following disclosure of a Reactor or Inconclusive Reactor apply only to Wales. English and Scottish legislation does not allow serving of automatic restrictions to non-bovines at present. The Welsh language version will be updated shortly.
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Subject: Official Veterinarian Instructions Online Tutorial Update
Date: 20 October 2016
Summary of Update: The Official Veterinarian (OV) Instructions Online Tutorial has been updated.
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Subject: Update to Camelids Skin Test Day Two Guidance
Date: 02 June 2016
Summary of Update: An update regarding Inconclusive Reactors (IRs) has been made to the Recording and Submission of Test Results instructions in camelids skin testing.
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Subject: Update to Request to Test - TB Testing of Deer, Camelids and Other Non-bovine Species (TN184(Welsh))
Date: 01 June 2016
Summary of Update: The Request to Test - TB Testing of Deer, Camelids and Other Non-bovine Species (TN184(Welsh)) has been updated.
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Document - TN184(Welsh) - Request to Test - TB Testing of Deer and Camelids - Welsh Language Version

Subject: Update to Request to Test - TB Testing of Deer, Camelids and Other Non-bovine Species (TN184)
Date: 20 May 2016
Summary of Update: The Request to Test - TB Testing of Deer, Camelids and Other Non-bovine Species (TN184) has been updated.
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Document - TN184 - Request to Test - TB Testing of Deer, Camelids and Other Non-bovine Species

Subject: Improvements to Official Veterinarian Instructions Format
Date: 26 January 2016
Summary of Update: Improvements have been made to the format of the Official Veterinarian (OV) instructions to include the provision of a print button on each instruction page, a statement confirming that the instructions are correct as of the current date and time and the addition of a Documents page, listing documents by instructional area.
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Subject: Update to Welsh Language Documents
Date: 16 December 2015
Summary of Update: Welsh Language documents have been updated.
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Document - TN24c(Welsh) - Licence Authorising General Movement of Animals Other than Bovine Animals from a Premises under TB Restrictions Directly to a Licensed Slaughterhouse - Welsh Language Version

Document - TN57a(SW)(Welsh) - Notice Requiring Removal of Non-Bovine Animals from Market, Fairground or Saleyard (Scotland and Wales) - Welsh Language Version

Subject: Update to Camelids Tuberculosis Testing Guidance
Date: 24 November 2015
Summary of Update: Camelids Tuberculosis (TB) blood testing guidance has been updated.
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Subject: Update to Camelid TB Serology Package Statutory Sample Submission Form (TN183)
Date: 20 November 2015
Summary of Update: The Camelid TB Serology Package Statutory Sample Submission Form (TN183) has been updated.
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Document - TN183 - Camelid TB Serology Package Statutory Sample Submission Form

Subject: Update to Request to Test - TB Testing of Deer and Camelids (TN184)
Date: 02 October 2015
Summary of Update: The Request to Test - TB Testing of Deer and Camelids (TN184/TN184(Welsh)) has been updated.
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Document - TN184 - Request to Test - TB Testing of Deer and Camelids

Document - TN184(Welsh) - Request to Test - TB Testing of Deer and Camelids - Welsh Language Version

Subject: Addition of Request to Test - TB Testing of Deer and Camelids (TN184(Welsh))
Date: 23 September 2015
Summary of Update: The Request to Test - TB Testing of Deer and Camelids (TN184(Welsh)) is now available in Welsh.
Updated Pages: Document TN184(Welsh) - Request to Test - TB Testing of Deer and Camelids - Welsh Language Version
Subject: Release of Camelid TB Testing Instructions for Official Veterinarians
Date: 08 September 2015
Summary of Update: Instructions for Official Veterinarians (OVs) involved in tuberculosis testing in camelids are now available.
Updated Pages: Tuberculosis Testing in Camelids