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Ongoing objective assessment, of national bovine tuberculosis (bTB) policy in Ireland is important to monitor efforts towards improved bTB control. The study objective was to investigate temporal trends in the risk of herd recurrence. The study included all herds derestricted following a bTB...

Author(s)
Houtsma, E.; Clegg, T. A.; Good, M.; More, S. J.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2018, 183, 20, pp 622
Abstract

This reports on the vaccination programme that was carried out between May and November 2013 as part of the five year vaccination project in the Intensive Action Area (IAA) in West Wales which is part of the Welsh Government's wider programme of work to eradicate tuberculosis (TB) from cattle in...

Publisher
Welsh Government, UK
Citation
Bovine TB eradication programme IAA badger vaccination programme. Year 2 report, 2014, pp 12 pp.
Abstract

Significant improvement in bovine tuberculosis (BTB) levels has been achieved in Ireland over the past 10 years. This is attributed to a coordinated program of control and eradication in both the cattle herd and also in the wildlife reservoir, the badger, underpinned by a comprehensive research and ...

Author(s)
Sheridan, M.; Good, M.; More, S. J.; Gormley, E.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Zoonotic tuberculosis: Mycobacterium bovis and other pathogenic mycobacteria, 2013, Ed.3, pp 323-340
Abstract

There has been a national bovine tuberculosis eradication programme in Ireland since 1954. Initial progress was rapid, but has subsequently stalled despite the implementation of each of the accepted elements of disease control. Based on results from the east Offaly and four area projects, there is...

Author(s)
More, S.
Publisher
UK Vet Publications, Newbury, UK
Citation
UK Vet: Livestock, 2007, 12, 5, pp 60-63
Abstract

The control of diseases in human and livestock populations can be hampered by the existence of a reservoir of infection in wildlife. However, simplistic approaches of controlling such sources of infection by culling wildlife populations may not adequately address ecological complexities. In the UK...

Author(s)
Delahay, R. J.
Publisher
British Cattle Veterinary Association, Frampton-on-Severn, UK
Citation
Cattle Practice, 2006, 14, 1, pp 7-11
Abstract

Since the 1970s the control of bovine tuberculosis (bTB) in cattle, predominantly in the SW of England has proved continually recalcitrant; it is currently increasing at an annual rate of 18%. This deterioration has occurred despite a succession of government schemes involving killing badgers, ...

Author(s)
Macdonald, D. W.; Riordan, P.; Mathews, F.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Biological Conservation, 2006, 131, 2, pp 268-286

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