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CABI Book Chapter

Bovine tuberculosis.

Book cover for Bovine tuberculosis.


This 269-paged book on Bovine Tubeculosis covers all aspects of Mycobacterium bovis biology and infection: epidemiological, pathological, microbiological, genomic and immunological together with a comparative approach to the different control schemes being undertaken in different countries. It has 16 chapters that focused on the following (chapters 1-16): Bovine Tuberculosis: worldwide picture; My...

Chapter 14 (Page no: 206)

Vaccination of domestic and wild animals against tuberculosis.

The focus of this chapter is to provide an update on the progress in vaccination of tuberculosis (TB) in domestic (goats and cattle) and wild animals (badgers, ferrets, white-tailed deer, Sus scrofa, African buffaloes, and common brushtail possum).

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Bovine tuberculosis: worldwide picture. Author(s): Awada, L. Tizzani, P. Erlacher-Vindel, E. Forcella, S. Caceres, P.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 16) Mycobacterium bovis as the causal agent of human tuberculosis: public health implications. Author(s): Olea-Popelka, F. Dean, A. S. Muwonge, A. Perera, A. Raviglione, M. Fujiwara, P. I.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 31) Economics of bovine tuberculosis: a one health issue. Author(s): Azami, H. Y. Zinsstag, J.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 43) The epidemiology of Mycobacterium bovis infection in cattle. Author(s): Conlan, A. J. K. Wood, J. L. N.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 58) Mycobacterium bovis molecular typing and surveillance. Author(s): Skuce, R. A. Byrne, A. W. Lahuerta-Marin, A. Allen, A.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 80) Bovine tuberculosis in other domestic species. Author(s): Michel, A. L.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 93) Role of wildlife in the epidemiology of Mycobacterium bovis. Author(s): Fox, N. J. Barrow, P. A. Hutchings, M. R.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 106) Molecular virulence mechanisms of Mycobacterium bovis. Author(s): Smyth, A. Gordon, S. V.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 122) The pathology and pathogenesis of Mycobacterium bovis infection. Author(s): Salguero, F. J.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 140) Innate immune response in bovine tuberculosis. Author(s): Carrisoza-Urbina, J. Zhou XiangMei Gutiérrez-Pabello, J. A.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 154) Adaptive immunity. Author(s): Hope, J. Werling, D.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 173) Immunological diagnosis. Author(s): Waters, R. Vordermeier, M.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 191) Biomarkers in the diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex infections. Author(s): Wanzala, S. I. Srinand Sreevatsan
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 225) Managing bovine tuberculosis: successes and issues. Author(s): Livingstone, P. Hancox, N.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 248) Perspectives on global bovine tuberculosis control. Author(s): Olea-Popelka, F. Chambers, M. A. Gordon, S. Barrow, P.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • AgResearch, Hopkirk Research Institute, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2018
  • ISBN
  • 9781786391520
  • Record Number
  • 20183117971