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Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 7th February 2019.

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Photo of David Drew David Drew Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many holdings were tested for bovine tuberculosis using interferon gamma testing; how many animals were tested in each of those holdings using interferon gamma tests; and of those animals tested, how many tested positive in each county of England in 2018.

Photo of George Eustice George Eustice The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

An error has been identified in the written answer given on 04 February 2019.

The correct answer should have been:

The number of holdings in English counties that were subject to interferon gamma testing is set out in the attached table. This includes the number of animals that were tested and the number of samples that were positive.

Gamma testing - all counties (Word Document, 36.45 KB)
Gamma testing data for England (Word Document, 36.63 KB)

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Photo of George Eustice George Eustice The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The number of holdings in English counties that were subject to interferon gamma testing is set out in the attached table. This includes the number of animals that were tested and the number of samples that were positive.

Gamma testing - all counties (Word Document, 36.45 KB)
Gamma testing data for England (Word Document, 36.63 KB)

Does this answer the above question?

Yes0 people think so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.