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This article discusses the role of badgers (Meles meles) as reservoir hosts in the transmission of bovine tuberculosis in the UK, and how control programmes (including culling) must also consider these animals. The role of other wild animals in other countries (possums in New Zealand, feral...

Author(s)
Jones, P.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2012, 171, 24, pp 629
Abstract

Tuberculosis (Mycobacterium bovis infection) in wild animal populations may act as a reservoir of infection for domestic livestock and interfere with disease control and eradication programmes. It is instructive to examine successful national tuberculosis programs for domestic livestock where...

Author(s)
Corner, L. A. L.
Publisher
British Cattle Veterinary Association, Frampton-on-Severn, UK
Citation
Cattle Practice, 2007, 15, 1, pp 3-12
Abstract

This article outlines the different monitoring methods used to detect Mycobacterium bovis infection in wild populations as well as examples of developed countries where wildlife reservoirs have been identified (Spain, UK, France, New Zealand, Australia and USA). The control measures in effect and...

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Rivière, J.; Payne, A.; Hars, J.; Dufour, B.
Publisher
NÉVA Europarc, Créteil, France
Citation
Le Nouveau Praticien Vétérinaire Élevages et Santé, 2013, No.25, pp 25-32
Abstract

Using hypothetical values for the cost of putative cattle and possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) tuberculosis (Tb, caused by Mycobacterium bovis) vaccines, the relative efforts required to eradicate Tb in cattle using possum culling, possum vaccination or cattle vaccination were compared. For realistic ...

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Kao, R. R.; Roberts, M. G.
Citation
Epidemiology and Infection, 1999, 122, 3, pp 505-519

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