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Following a major outbreak of tuberculosis in cattle on a farm in Dorset, badgers were discovered to be infected with Mycobacterium bovis. 240 sets were found in the 1200 hectares of the study area, predominantly in areas of Portland sand. A high prevalence of tuberculosis was found in the badger...

Little, T. W. A.; Swan, C.; Thompson, H. V.; Wilesmith, J. W.
Journal of Hygiene, 1982, 89, 2, pp 211-234