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All 150 acid-fast bacilli isolated from tuberculous badgers, deer and cattle from 13 herds in the Irish Republic were found to belong to the species M. bovis. Some of the strains showed a strong preference for growth on medium containing pyruvate while others showed little or no preference. This...

Grange, J. M.; Collins, J. D.; O'Reilly, L. M.; Costello, E.; Yates, M. D.
Irish Veterinary Journal, 1990, 43, 2, pp 33-35

Bovine tuberculosis due to Mycobacterium bovis is a zoonotic disease classically carried by cattle and spilling over into humans primarily by the ingestion of milk. However, in recent decades, there have been many endemic geographic localities where M. bovis has been detected infecting wildlife...

Fitzgerald, S. D.; Kaneene, J. B.
American College of Veterinary Pathologists Inc., Lawrence, USA
Veterinary Pathology, 2013, 50, 3, pp 488-499
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Swift, B.
British Veterinary Zoological Society, Birmingham, UK
British Veterinary Zoological Society: Proceedings of BVZS Conference 2018, 9-11 November, 2018, Birmingham, UK, 2018, pp 26
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The pathology and pathogenesis of <i xmlns="">Mycobacterium bovis</i> infection.

This book chapter discusses the pathology of Mycobacterium bovis infection in cattle and other animal species (sheep and goats, South American camelids, Eurasian badgers, cervids, wild boar, African buffalo and lechwe, Brushtail possum) and the main aspects of the pathogenesis of the immune...

Salguero, F. J.
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
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