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Bovine tuberculosis (Bovine TB) investigation - British Columbia

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has received the final laboratory culture results from the bovine tuberculosis (TB) investigation. All of the results were negative and the investigation closed in May 2018.

Case response at a glance

  • 4 cases of bovine TB in a single herd
  • 34,000 animals tested in 42 herds
  • No definitive source of infection identified
  • $3.78 million in compensation payments for producers

Reference material

Wildlife testing

The Agency is working with the provincial government to support the testing of wildlife for bovine TB.