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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,...

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.
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2018, 5, December, pp 310

Tuberculosis is present in wild animal populations in North America, Europe, Africa and New Zealand. Some wild animal populations are a source of infection for domestic livestock and humans. An understanding of the potential of each wild animal population as a reservoir of infection for domestic...

Corner, L. A. L.
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Veterinary Microbiology, 2006, 112, 2/4, pp 303-312

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