Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, May 4th, 2004
The increase, with three new infected sites since April 16, 2004, is not a surprise, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency said.
Agency spokesman Blaine Thompson said infection in a flock of 10,000 birds was reported April 12, 2004.
The farm was outside the surveillance area around Abbotsford, about 35 miles east of Vancouver, but inside the general control zone, he said.
The infection was found as part of a pre-slaughter check.
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