Tuberculosis (TB) is a re-emerging disease in the United States and is a threat to Washington cattle.
All TB testing of cattle or bison in Washington state is performed by a veterinarian accredited by the United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services. In addition, all accredited veterinarians who test cattle or bison in Washington for TB are required to successfully complete training in tuberculosis testing procedures provided by USDA or WSDA by April 30, 2010. Veterinarians who do not meet this deadline may not perform official TB testing until training is completed. Veterinarians who do not meet this deadline may not perform official TB testing until training is completed. Veterinarians who watch the video provided on this website and pass the quiz will meet USDA and WSDA requirements for TB certification. (WAC 16-86-125)
Tuberculosis Certification Testing for Bovine Practitioners
WSDA will monitor and track registrants in order to provide them with a certificate upon completion. A score of 100% is required to become certified and should you not pass, WSDA will provide consultation for free from one of their field veterinarians in order to become certified.
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