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Abstract

Increased incidence of bovine tuberculosis (TB) in the United Kingdom caused by infection with Mycobacterium bovis is a cause of considerable economic loss to farmers and the government. The Eurasian badger (Meles meles) represents a wildlife source of recurrent M. bovis infections of cattle in the ...

Author(s)
Clark, S.; Cross, M. L.; Nadian, A.; Vipond, J.; Court, P.; Williams, A.; Hewinson, R. G.; Aldwell, F. E.; Chambers, M. A.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, USA
Citation
Infection and Immunity, 2008, 76, 8, pp 3771-3776
Abstract

Bovine tuberculosis (bTB) caused by infection with Mycobacterium bovis is causing considerable economic loss to farmers and Government in the United Kingdom as its incidence is increasing. Efforts to control bTB in the UK are hampered by the infection in Eurasian badgers (Meles meles) that...

Author(s)
Clark, S.; Cross, M. L.; Smith, A.; Court, P.; Vipond, J.; Nadian, A.; Hewinson, R. G.; Batchelor, H. K.; Perrie, Y.; Williams, A.; Aldwell, F. E.; Chambers, M. A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Vaccine, 2008, 26, 46, pp 5791-5797
Abstract

Deterioration of tuberculous tissue specimens from badgers during transit in the post was simulated in the laboratory, and it was found that unpreserved tissues showing miliary lesions and initially producing a confluent growth of Mycobacterium bovis became culture-negative over a period of 4 days...

Author(s)
Gallagher, J.; Davis, G. W.; Horwill, D. M.
Citation
New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 1995, 43, 7, pp 353-355