World Congress on Advancements in Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases
Title: Prevalence and Associated Risk Factors of Bovine Tuberculosis in Mecha District, Northwestern Amhara, Ethiopia
Biography: Armen kassa
Bovine tuberculosis, is a chronic debilitating disease of animals characterized by the formation of granulomas (tubercles) in tissues and organs. This study aimed to estimate the prevalence of Bovine tuberculosis and associated risk factors.
In conclusion, the present study revealed an overall low level prevalence of BTB in the dairy cattle and farms (herds) as well as low knowledge’s regarding the disease. Although the test indicated a low level of the problem, this should be taken as warranty and requires designing of an acceptable control strategy of disease before reaching its climax and poses great socioeconomic impacts as well as public health concern. Besides, raising community awareness regarding the disease is suggested.