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Publication articulates priority actions to address disease through a multidisciplinary One Health approach

Date
19 October 2017
News Article

Cameroon is often called ‘Africa in miniature’ due to its geographical and cultural diversity. It now can also claim the highest M. bovis genetic diversity on the continent so far reported.

Date
26 July 2017
Abstract

Vaccination of cattle against bovine tuberculosis could be a valuable control strategy, particularly in countries faced with intractable ongoing infection from a disease reservoir in wildlife. A field vaccination trial was undertaken in New Zealand. The trial included 1286 effectively free-ranging ...

Author(s)
Nugent, G.; Yockney, I. J.; Whitford, J.; Aldwell, F. E.; Buddle, B. M.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2017, 208, pp 181-189
AbstractFull Text

The purpose of this study was to investigate the major causes of organ and/or carcass condemnation and to estimate the financial loss encountered in cattle slaughtered at ELFORA abattoir. The study is based on retrospective analysis of five year data record at slaughter house cattle (n=21864) and...

Author(s)
Desie Sheferaw; Kedir Abdu
Publisher
Ethiopian Veterinary Association, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Citation
Ethiopian Veterinary Journal, 2017, 21, 1, pp 54-66
Abstract

Objective: To detect the prevalence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTBC) in the lymph nodes of slaughtered cattle collected from selected abattoirs in Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. Methods: A total of 376 lymph nodes were collected from slaughtered cattle over a period of 12...

Author(s)
Bhembe, N. L.; Jaja, I. F.; Nwodo, U. U.; Okoh, A. I.; Green, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2017, 61, pp 27-37
Abstract

Germany was declared officially free from bovine tuberculosis (bTB) effective from 1 July 1996. After the occurrence of several Mycobacterium (M.) bovis outbreaks in north-western Germany in recent years with high intraherd prevalence at the time of detection, the reliability of abattoir...

Author(s)
Menge, C.; Köhler, H.; Moser, I.; Conraths, F. J.; Homeier, T.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2017, 64, 4, pp 1236-1242
Abstract

The members of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTC) cause tuberculosis (TB). Infection is transmitted within and between livestock and wildlife populations, thus hampering TB control. Indirect transmission might be facilitated if MTC bacteria persist in the environment long enough to...

Author(s)
Barasona, J. A.; Vicente, J.; Díez-Delgado, I.; Aznar, J.; Gortázar, C.; Torres, M. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2017, 64, 4, pp 1148-1158
Abstract

The presence of circulating antigen in cattle experimentally infected with Mycobacterium bovis was demonstrated using dual-path platform (DPP) technology. The antigen capture immunoassays employed rabbit polyclonal antibody recognizing predominantly M. tuberculosis complex-specific epitopes and...

Author(s)
Lyashchenko, K. P.; Greenwald, R.; Sikar-Gang, A.; Sridhara, A. A.; Johnathan, A.; Lambotte, P.; Esfandiari, J.; Maggioli, M. F.; Thacker, T. C.; Palmer, M. V.; Waters, W. R.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, USA
Citation
Clinical and Vaccine Immunology, 2017, 24, 6, pp e00069
Abstract

Farmers are important stakeholders to be enrolled in national efforts to control and eliminate endemic livestock diseases by state veterinary authorities. Their co-operation (or otherwise) has significant influence on the success of statutory disease control efforts, and when accomplishment does...

Author(s)
Robinson, P. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Rural Studies, 2017, 55, pp 168-180
Abstract

Author(s)
Blowey, R.; Gray, C.; Griffiths, J.; Rowe, J.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2017, 181, 9, pp 242-243

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