Enzootic bovine leucosis


A national program successfully eradicated bovine leukaemia virus from the Australian dairy herd.

This Primefact provides information about the virus and the disease it causes and how to prevent your herd being infected.

This Primefact includes topics:

  • What is enzootic bovine leucosis (EBL)?
  • How is EBL spread?
  • Confirming the diagnosis
  • How to prevent introducing EBL to dairy herds?
  • Notification
  • General biosecurity duty


Primefact 1554 First Edition

Published: Jul 2017