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Since 2009, Poland has been recognized as a country officially free of bovine tuberculosis (BTB). However, new outbreaks are each year quoted. In many countries it has been shown that badgers (Meles meles) are a vector of Mycobacterium bovis/caprae (M. bovis/caprae) and a source of bovine...

Author(s)
Lipiec, M.; Nowakowski, K.; Radulski, Ł.; Iwaniak, W.; Ważna, A.
Publisher
Instytut Medycyny WSI im. W. Chodźki, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Annals of Agricultural and Environmental Medicine, 2018, 25, 3, pp 409-410
Abstract

Bovine tuberculosis (TB), caused by infection with Mycobacterium bovis, is a persistent problem in cattle herds in Ireland and the United Kingdom, resulting in hardship for affected farmers and substantial ongoing national exchequer expenditure. There is irrefutable scientific evidence that badgers ...

Author(s)
NíBhuachalla, D.; Corner, L. A. L.; More, S. J.; Gormley, E.
Publisher
Dove Medical Press Ltd, Macclesfield, UK
Citation
Veterinary Medicine: Research and Reports, 2015, 6, pp 27-38
Abstract

In the French departments of Pyrénées-Atlantiques and Landes, bovine tuberculosis (bTB) due to Mycobacterium bovis is detected within cattle farms through prophylactic measures and within wild populations through a devoted surveillance system. Within the infected area at the border of these two...

Author(s)
Bouchez-Zacria, M.; Courcoul, A.; Durand, B.
Publisher
Association pour l'Étude de l'Épidémiologie des Maladies Animales, Maisons-Alfort, France
Citation
Épidémiologie et Santé Animale, 2018, No.74, pp 69-79
Abstract

Accurate detection of infection with Mycobacterium bovis in live badgers would enable targeted tuberculosis control. Practical challenges in sampling wild badger populations mean that diagnosis of infection at the group (rather than the individual) level is attractive. We modelled data spanning 7...

Author(s)
Buzdugan, S. N.; Chambers, M. A.; Delahay, R. J.; Drewe, J. A.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Epidemiology and Infection, 2016, 144, 8, pp 1717-1727
Abstract

The incidence of Mycobacterium bovis, the causative agent of bovine tuberculosis, in cattle herds in the United Kingdom is increasing, resulting in substantial economic losses. The European badger (Meles meles) is implicated as a wildlife reservoir and is the subject of control measures aimed at...

Author(s)
King, H. C.; Murphy, A.; James, P.; Travis, E.; Porter, D.; Sawyer, J.; Cork, J.; Delahay, R. J.; Gaze, W.; Courtenay, O.; Wellington, E. M.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, USA
Citation
Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 2015, 53, 7, pp 2316-2323
Abstract

In Ireland and in the UK, bovine tuberculosis (bTB) infects cattle and wildlife badgers (Meles meles linnaeus) and badgers contribute to the spread of the disease in cattle. Isotropic and anisotropic spatio-temporal models are fitted to cattle herd and badger sett bTB incidence data from the Four...

Author(s)
Kelly, G. E.
Publisher
Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Statistical Communications in Infectious Diseases, 2013, 5, 1, pp 1-16
Abstract

Aims: The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence of Mycobacterium bovis (the causative agent of bovine tuberculosis, bTB) in environmental matrices within a French region (Côte d'Or) affected by this zoonotic disease. Methods and Results: We report here the development and the use of...

Author(s)
Barbier, E.; Boschiroli, M. L.; Gueneau, E.; Rochelet, M.; Payne, A.; Cruz, K. de; Blieux, A. L.; Fossot, C.; Hartmann, A.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Applied Microbiology, 2016, 120, 5, pp 1193-1207
Abstract

A spatio-temporal analysis of Mycobacterium bovis infection in badgers, an important wildlife-reservoir species, was undertaken in the Republic of Ireland. In total, 4,948 badgers with full capture and testing records were analysed using Generalised Estimating Equations (GEE). The overall badger...

Author(s)
Byrne, A. W.; Kenny, K.; Fogarty, U.; O'Keeffe, J.; More, S. J.; McGrath, G.; Martin, S. W.; Dohoo, I. R.
Publisher
Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Dublin, Irish Republic
Citation
Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Proceedings of a meeting held in Dublin, Irish Republic, 26-28 March 2014, 2014, pp 222-233
Abstract

Author(s)
Delahay, R.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2018, 182, 25, pp 721
Abstract

Mycobacterium bovis can be transmitted to various wild populations, and some of them are able to maintain or to spillback the infection to cattle, thus hampering control strategies. Our objective was to investigate the role of the different wild populations involved in the M. bovis multi-host...

Author(s)
Payne, A.; Hars, J.; Fossot, C.; Barbier, É.; Hartmann, A.; Boschiroli, M. L.; Guéneau, É.; Dufour, B.; Gilot-Fromont, É.
Publisher
Association pour l'Étude de l'Épidémiologie des Maladies Animales, Maisons-Alfort, France
Citation
Épidémiologie et Santé Animale, 2014, No.65, pp 133-150

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