Terrestrial Animal Health Code

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Chapter 11.1.


Bovine anaplasmosis


Article 11.1.1.


General provisions

Standards for diagnostic tests and vaccines are described in the Terrestrial Manual.


Article 11.1.2.


Recommendations for importation from countries considered infected with bovine anaplasmosis

For cattle

Veterinary Authorities of free countries should require the presentation of an international veterinary certificate attesting that the animals:

  1. showed no clinical sign of bovine anaplasmosis on the day of shipment; and

  2. were, since birth, kept in a zone known to be free of bovine anaplasmosis for the previous two years;

OR

  1. showed no clinical sign of bovine anaplasmosis on the day of shipment; and

  2. were subjected to a diagnostic test for bovine anaplasmosis with negative results during 30 days prior to shipment; and

  3. were treated with an effective drug such as oxytetracycline for five consecutive days at a dose of 22 mg/kg (under study);

AND

in either of the above cases:

  1. were treated with an acaricide and, if necessary, a repellent against biting insects prior to shipment and were completely free of ticks.

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