Camelid TB Support & Research Group

For help and support call                 

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

Email: Support@alpacatb.org

 07949 511316

The tuberculin testing of camelids

Blood test evaluation report updated March 2018


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 Test Scenarios Document

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

March 2018

Link to DEFRA updates page