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Disease ecology involves a systematic approach to understanding the interactions and evolution of host-pathogen systems at the population level, and is essential for developing a comprehensive understanding of the reasons for disease persistence and the most likely means of control. This systems or ...

Author(s)
O'Connor, C. M.; Haydon, D. T.; Kao, R. R.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2012, 104, 3/4, pp 185-197
Abstract

This paper applies an attribute-based stated choice experiment approach to estimate the value that society places on changes to the size of the badger population in England and Wales. The study was undertaken in the context of a rising incidence of bovine tuberculosis (bTB) in cattle and the...

Author(s)
Bennett, R. M.; Willis, K. G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 2008, 51, 4, pp 511-523
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
Abstract

Where wildlife act as a reservoir of disease for domestic mammals, measures solely based on management of either in isolation are unlikely to resolve the problem. Many such diseases can have serious economic implications for farmers and the economy and their management can present considerable...

Author(s)
Ward, A. I.; Tolhurst, B. A.; Delahay, R. J.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal Science, 2006, 82, 6, pp 767-773
Abstract

Author(s)
Gallagher, J.; Clifton-Hadley, R. S.
Publisher
British Cattle Veterinary Association, Frampton-on-Severn, UK
Citation
Cattle Practice, 2005, 13, 4, pp 401-417
Abstract

The review contains sections on the history of the identification of the bacillus and eradication in the UK, nomenclature, bacteriology, reporting and notification, tuberculosis in cattle, human tuberculosis caused by bovine strains, and tuberculosis in wild animals and the implications for...

Author(s)
Collins, C. H.; Grange, J. M.
Citation
Journal of Applied Bacteriology, 1983, 55, 1, pp 13-29

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