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Cover for Role of wildlife in the epidemiology of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium bovis</i>.

This book chapter discusses the Mycobacterium bovis infection in key wildlife hosts such as the possums, badgers, wild boar and feral pigs, and deer; multi-host complexes and the ecology of M. bovis dynamics and persistence; and transmission at the livestock-wildlife interface.

Author(s)
Fox, N. J.; Barrow, P. A.; Hutchings, M. R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Host resistance and infectivity are genetic traits affecting infectious disease transmission. This Perspective discusses the potential exploitation of genetic variation in cattle infectivity, in addition to resistance, to reduce the risk, and prevalence of bovine tuberculosis (bTB). In bTB,...

Author(s)
Tsairidou, S.; Allen, A.; Banos, G.; Coffey, M.; Anacleto, O.; Byrne, A. W.; Skuce, R. A.; Glass, E. J.; Woolliams, J. A.; Doeschl-Wilson, A. B.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2018, 5, December, pp 310
Abstract

Bovine tuberculosis (TB) continues to be an intractable problem in many countries, particularly where "test and slaughter" policies cannot be implemented or where wildlife reservoirs of Mycobacterium bovis infection serve as a recurrent source of infection for domestic livestock. Alternative...

Author(s)
Buddle, B. M.; Vordermeier, H. M.; Chambers, M. A.; Klerk-Lorist, L. M. de
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2018, 5, October, pp 259
Abstract

Although officially free of bovine tuberculosis (bTB), France has been experiencing a slight increase in the incidence and geographical spread of the infection. Eradication of bTB requires determining the infection risk factors. Although several studies identifying bTB risk factors have been...

Author(s)
Marsot, M.; Béral, M.; Scoizec, A.; Mathevon, Y.; Durand, B.; Courcoul, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2016, 131, pp 31-40
Abstract

When bovine tuberculosis (bTB) circulates in a multi-host system, it is paramount to characterize the interactions between wildlife and livestock as they may lead to interspecific transmission. To that purpose, we undertook a 1-year survey in 25 farms located in an infected area in the Burgundy...

Author(s)
Payne, A.; Chappa, S.; Hars, J.; Dufour, B.; Gilot-Fromont, E.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
European Journal of Wildlife Research, 2016, 62, 1, pp 33-42
Abstract

Interactions among wildlife are likely to play a role in the transmission of diseases caused by multi-host pathogens such as Mycobacterium bovis, the agent of bovine tuberculosis. Although France is officially free from bovine tuberculosis, some areas are still harboring infection in cattle and...

Author(s)
Philipon, S.; Payne, A.; Barbier, E.; Dufour, B.
Publisher
Association pour l'Étude de l'Épidémiologie des Maladies Animales, Maisons-Alfort, France
Citation
Épidémiologie et Santé Animale, 2016, No.69, pp 89-104
Abstract

Several cases of bovine tuberculosis (TB) due to Mycobacterium bovis have been discovered in wildlife in different French regions since 2001. The Sylvatub surveillance' network was, setup in September 2011 by the French directorate, general for food and the main institutions involved in animal...

Author(s)
Réveillaud, É.; Hars, J.; Richomme, C.; Boschiroli, M. L.; Faure, É.; Tourette, I.; Poliak, S.; Chevalier, F.; Hendrikx, P.; Fediaevsky, A.
Publisher
Société Nationale des Groupements Techniques Vétérinaires, Paris, France
Citation
Bulletin des G.T.V., 2015, No.79, pp 69-78
Abstract

Poland is officially free of animal tuberculosis (TB), caused by Mycobacterium bovis and closely related members of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex, including Mycobacterium caprae. Sporadic cases of infection have been reported in cattle, but also in free-ranging species such as European...

Author(s)
Krajewska, M.; Zabost, A.; Welz, M.; Lipiec, M.; Orłowska, B.; Anusz, K.; Brewczyński, P.; Augustynowicz-Kopeć, E.; Szulowski, K.; Bielecki, W.; Weiner, M.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
European Journal of Wildlife Research, 2015, 61, 3, pp 429-433
Abstract

Mycobacterium bovis can be transmitted to various wild populations, and some of them are able to maintain or to spillback the infection to cattle, thus hampering control strategies. Our objective was to investigate the role of the different wild populations involved in the M. bovis multi-host...

Author(s)
Payne, A.; Hars, J.; Fossot, C.; Barbier, É.; Hartmann, A.; Boschiroli, M. L.; Guéneau, É.; Dufour, B.; Gilot-Fromont, É.
Publisher
Association pour l'Étude de l'Épidémiologie des Maladies Animales, Maisons-Alfort, France
Citation
Épidémiologie et Santé Animale, 2014, No.65, pp 133-150
Abstract

Tuberculosis (TB) caused by infection with Mycobacterium bovis (M. bovis) and other closely related members of the M. tuberculosis complex (MTC) infects many domestic and wildlife species across Europe. Transmission from wildlife species to cattle complicates the control of disease in cattle. By...

Author(s)
Hardstaff, J. L.; Marion, G.; Hutchings, M. R.; White, P. C. L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Research in Veterinary Science, 2014, 97, Suppl., pp S86-S93

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