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Control of livestock diseases can become complicated when wild animals are involved. The Eurasian badger (Meles meles) is considered the principle wildlife host of Mycobacterium bovis (which causes bovine tuberculosis, bTB) in Great Britain and Ireland, but wild deer have also been implicated....

Ward, A. I.; Smith, G. C.
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
European Journal of Wildlife Research, 2012, 58, 1, pp 127-135