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Over the last couple of decades, the UK experienced a substantial increase in the incidence and geographical spread of bovine tuberculosis (TB), in particular since the epidemic of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in 2001. The initiation of the Randomized Badger Culling Trial (RBCT) in 1998 in...

Author(s)
Vial, F.; Miguel, E.; Johnston, W. T.; Mitchell, A.; Donnelly, C. A.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2015, 62, 5, pp 505-515
Abstract

The incidence of herd breakdown (HBD) with bovine tuberculosis (bTB) has continued to increase year on year since the 1980s in Great Britain. The management of bTB constitutes a major challenge for government and the cattle industry. Whilst various factors have been implicated with the risk of HBD...

Author(s)
Szmaragd, C.; Green, L. E.; Medley, G. F.; Browne, W. J.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2013, 111, 1/2, pp 31-41
Abstract

This issue presents 13 papers submitted at the AEEMA meeting held Alfort, France on 31st, May 2013. Topics of papers focused on the aetiology, diagnosis, identification and characterization, epidemiology, prevalence, prevention and control of diseases (viral, bacterial, and vector-borne disease) of ...

Publisher
Association pour l'Étude de l'Épidémiologie des Maladies Animales, Maisons-Alfort, France
Citation
Épidémiologie et Santé Animale, 2013, No.63, pp 3-139
Abstract

Bovine tuberculosis (bTB) is caused by Mycobacterium bovis. The disease has a long latent period, heterogenous spread, can infect many species and can persist in the environment. In the UK, the rate of herd breakdowns (HBD) with bTB is increasing. A retrospective cohort study of 148 cattle herds...

Author(s)
Ramírez-Villaescusa, A. M.; Medley, G. F.; Mason, S.; Green, L. E.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2010, 95, 3/4, pp 224-230
Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate the cattle - exposure factors associated with the risk of a bovine animal reacting to a bovine tuberculosis (bTB) skin test at a whole herd test. There were 148 study farms enrolled. These were located in six counties of the south west of England in an area...

Author(s)
Ramírez-Villaescusa, A. M.; Medley, G. F.; Mason, S.; Green, L. E.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2009, 92, 3, pp 188-198
Abstract

A case-control study of the factors associated with the risk of a bovine tuberculosis (TB) breakdown in cattle herds was undertaken within the randomized badger culling trial (RBCT). TB breakdowns occurring prior to the 2001 foot-and-mouth disease epidemic in three RBCT triplets were eligible to be ...

Author(s)
Johnston, W. T.; Gettinby, G.; Cox, D. R.; Donnelly, C. A.; Bourne, J.; Clifton-Hadley, R.; Fevre, A. M. le; McInerney, J. P.; Mitchell, A.; Morrison, W. I.; Woodroffe, R.
Publisher
Royal Society, London, UK
Citation
Biology Letters, 2005, 1, 1, pp 53-56

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