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The fact that both humans and nonhuman animals utilise the world's natural capital means that conflicts of interest are ultimately inevitable. From an ethical perspective, omnivorous humans are obliged to manage those nonhumans they exploit for food in ways that they consider respect their rights...

Author(s)
Mepham, B.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
The end of animal life: a start for ethical debate: ethical and societal considerations on killing animals, 2016, pp 115-136
Abstract

In many federal states tuberculosis has sporadically been detected over the years in livestock, companion animals, zoo animals and wildlife. The present report summarizes cases which have been processed in the national veterinary reference laboratory for tuberculosis between 2002 and 2014....

Author(s)
Moser, I.; Ternes, K.; Peters, M.; Büttner, M.; Spanò, M.
Publisher
Terra-Verlag GmbH, Konstanz, Germany
Citation
Tierärztliche Umschau, 2015, 70, 5, pp 167-176
Abstract

This article presents the report provided by the Animal and Plant health Agency (APHA) which summarises the infection status of bovine tuberculosis (TB) in cattle in Great Britain from January 1 to December 31, 2013 and describes some of the temporal trends observed over a long period. It updates...

Author(s)
Broughan, J. M.; Harris, K. A.; Brouwer, A.; Downs, S. H.; Goodchild, A. V.; Upton, P. A.; Smith, N. H.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2015, 176, 13, pp 326-330
Abstract

Author(s)
Abraham, M.; Allen, C.; Dalzell, F.; Eastwood, B.; Edwards, R.; Elliott, P.; Hale, G.; Jones, M.; Knight, A.; Lewis, J.; McGill, I.; Macmillan, A.
Publisher
Veterinary Business Development Ltd, Peterborough, UK
Citation
Veterinary Times, 2014, 44, 17, pp 35
Abstract

This article provides an account of the mycobacterial infections in cattle, cats, badgers, voles and man in the UK, with emphasis on Mycobacterium bovis and M. microti. The possible use of the vole bacillus vaccines in the control and prevention of tuberculosis.

Author(s)
Colaco, C.; Birtles, R.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2014, 174, 17, pp 434
Abstract

Mycobacterium bovis, the causative agent of bovine tuberculosis (bTB), can infect a broad range of mammalian species in addition to domestic and feral cattle and badgers. Since legislation introduced in 2006 in Great Britain requires animal keepers, meat inspectors and veterinarians to notify the...

Author(s)
Broughan, J. M.; Downs, S. H.; Crawshaw, T. R.; Upton, P. A.; Brewer, J.; Clifton-Hadley, R. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 2013, 198, 2, pp 339-345
Abstract

The Iberian lynx, (Lynx pardinus), is the most endangered felid in the world. To determine whether sympatric carnivores are reservoirs of pathogens posing a disease risk for the lynx, evidence of exposure to 17 viral, bacterial and protozoan agents was investigated in 176 carnivores comprising 26...

Author(s)
Millán, J.; Candela, M. G.; Palomares, F.; Cubero, M. J.; Rodríguez, A.; Barral, M.; Fuente, J. de la; Almería, S.; León-Vizcaíno, L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 2009, 182, 1, pp 114-124
Abstract

There are currently no reliable immunodiagnostic tests for feline tuberculosis. Infection of domestic cats in the UK is thought to occur via their contact with the relevant reservoir of infection, e.g. cattle and badgers for Mycobacterium bovis, and rodents for M. microti. In the African National...

Author(s)
Rhodes, S. G.; Gruffydd-Jones, T.; Gunn-Moore, D.; Jahans, K.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 2008, 124, 3/4, pp 379-384
Abstract

Author(s)
Buick, W.
Publisher
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), London, UK
Citation
GVJ - Government Veterinary Journal, 2006, 16, 1, pp 87-91
Abstract

A total of 98 samples from cats received for mycobacterial culture were studied in 2005 in the UK. Mycobacterium bovis was isolated on 12 occasions. All 12 cases were cats from rural areas of England and Wales in which there is a recognized incidence of tuberculosis in cattle and badgers.

Author(s)
Monies, B.; Jahans, K.; Rua, R. de la
Publisher
British Veterinary Association, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2006, 158, 7, pp 245-246

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