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The aim of this paper was to present the current epidemiological status of bovine tuberculosis in EU and other countries. Bovine tuberculosis is caused by Mycobacterium bovis. It is chronic disease characterized by tubercles formation or by discrete nodular lesions in any organ. The involvement of...

Author(s)
Kita, J.; Anusz, K.; Salwa, A.; Zaleska, M.; Welz, M.
Publisher
Krajowa Izba Lekarsko Weterynaryjna, Warszawa, Poland
Citation
Życie Weterynaryjne, 2010, 85, 4, pp 329-332
Abstract

This review summarizes current knowledge relating to the potential development of a vaccine against Mycobacterium bovis (M. bovis) for use in badgers. The serious economic loss incurred from bovine tuberculosis in Ireland is highlighted. The problems presented to national bovine tuberculosis...

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Hughes, M. S.; Neill, S. D.; Rogers, M. S.
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 1996, 51, 3/4, pp 363-379
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This special issue contains 22 topics on the epidemiology, prevalence, pathogenesis, transmission, diagnosis, wildlife vectors, vaccination and control of bovine tuberculosis.

Author(s)
Fishwick, J.
Publisher
British Cattle Veterinary Association, Frampton-on-Severn, UK
Citation
Cattle Practice, 2005, 13, 4, pp 183 pp.
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Author(s)
Delahay, R. J.; Cheeseman, C. L.; Clifton-Hadley, R. S.
Publisher
Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh, UK
Citation
Tuberculosis, 2001, 81, 1/2, pp 43-49
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Author(s)
Lisle, G. W. de; Mackintosh, C. G.; Bengis, R. G.
Publisher
Office International des Épizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Revue Scientifique et Technique - Office International des Épizooties, 2001, 20, 1, pp 86-111
Abstract

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...

Author(s)
Corner, L. A. L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2006, 112, 2/4, pp 303-312
Abstract

A new model is presented for a possum-tuberculosis (TB) system (Trichosurus vulpecula-Mycobacterium bovis) that is both realistic and parsimonious. The model includes a phenomenological treatment of heterogeneity of risk for susceptible hosts, similar to that used in insect host-parasitoid systems. ...

Author(s)
Barlow, N. D.
Citation
Journal of Animal Ecology, 2000, 69, 4, pp 703-713
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 ...

Author(s)
Kao, R. R.; Roberts, M. G.
Citation
Epidemiology and Infection, 1999, 122, 3, pp 505-519
Abstract

The distribution of gross lesions of M. bovis was examined in 94 tuberculous feral ferrets collected from 1992 to 1995 from areas of Otago endemic for bovine tuberculosis. Overall, 56.4% of tuberculous ferrets had single-site lesions, 24.5% had multiple infections and 19.1% had generalised...

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Ragg, J. R.; Waldrup, K. A.; Moller, H.
Citation
New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 1995, 43, 7, pp 338-341
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Author(s)
Buddle, B. M.; Skinner, M. A.; Chambers, M. A.
Citation
Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 2000, 74, 1/2, pp 1-16

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