Camelid TB Support & Research Group

Mike Birch                            

Dianne Summers                 

Help and Support for those affected by Bovine TB in Alpacas & Llamas


07711 927526

 07949 511316

Skin testing procedure from AH operational instructions

The tuberculin testing of camelids

Blood test evaluation report

Tests available

“Gold Standard” explanation from  Defra

effect of tuberculin skin testing on accuracy of TB antibody tests.pdf

‘Priming’ of blood tests to increase sensitivity

Blood tests available

APHA Blood test information

Link to APHA Official Vet (OV) instructions.

APHA Briefing Note on testing

anamnestic antibody response (scientific evidence) (2).pdf

Defra statement on priming

May 2017