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This article describes the incidence of bovine tuberculosis in wild badgers (Meles meles) killed by vehicles in Northern Ireland through postmortem diagnosis.

Author(s)
Courcier, E. A.; Menzies, F. D.; Strain, S. A. J.; Skuce, R. A.; Robinson, P. A.; Patterson, I. A. P.; McBride, K. R.; McCormick, C. M.; Walton, E.; McDowell, S. W. J.; Abernethy, D. A.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2018, 182, 9, pp 259
Abstract

In a survey, 457 badgers that had been found dead in Wales were postmortem-examined, and samples were examined by histology and by extended culture (for up to 12 weeks). Mycobacterium bovis was cultured from 55 badgers (12.0 per cent), and the histology typical of M. bovis infection was seen in a...

Author(s)
Goodchild, A. V.; Watkins, G. H.; Sayers, A. R.; Jones, J. R.; Clifton-Hadley, R. S.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2012, 170, 10, pp 259
Abstract

Badgers (Meles meles) have been implicated in the transmission of Mycobacterium bovis infection to cattle in Ireland and UK. Recent studies in Ireland have shown that although the disease is endemic in badgers, the prevalence of disease is not uniform throughout the country and can vary among...

Author(s)
Furphy, C.; Costello, E.; Murphy, D.; Corner, L. A. L.; Gormley, E.
Publisher
Hindawi Publishing Corporation, New York, USA
Citation
Veterinary Medicine International, 2012, 2012, pp Article ID 742478
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
Abstract

Interactions among wildlife are likely to play a role in the transmission of diseases caused by multi-host pathogens such as Mycobacterium bovis, the agent of bovine tuberculosis. Although France is officially free from bovine tuberculosis, some areas are still harboring infection in cattle and...

Author(s)
Philipon, S.; Payne, A.; Barbier, E.; Dufour, B.
Publisher
Association pour l'Étude de l'Épidémiologie des Maladies Animales, Maisons-Alfort, France
Citation
Épidémiologie et Santé Animale, 2016, No.69, pp 89-104
Abstract

In the UK, badgers (Meles meles) are a well-known reservoir of infection, and there has been lively debate about whether badger culling should play a role within the British Government's strategy to control and eventually eradicate tuberculosis (TB) in cattle. The key source of information on the...

Author(s)
Donnelly, C. A.; Bento, A. I.; Goodchild, A. V.; Downs, S. H.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2015, 177, 16, pp 417
Abstract

In this study, the incidence of bovine tuberculosis in Gloucestershire, UK, during 2013 and 2014-2015 were compared. It was shown that the number of positive animals decreased in response to badger culling practiced in this area.

Author(s)
Blowey, R.; Gray, C.; Griffiths, J.; Rowe, J.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2015, 176, 8, pp 208
Abstract

This article describes the characteristics and control of an outbreak of bovine tuberculosis in a dairy cattle herd in the UK in 2012-2017.

Author(s)
Sibley, R. J.
Publisher
British Cattle Veterinary Association, Quedgeley, UK
Citation
Cattle Practice, 2018, 26, 2, pp 148-153
Abstract

In Great Britain (GB) overall, approximately nine new incidents of bovine TB (bTB) were detected in 2017 for every 100 herds that underwent a full year of surveillance, a slight increase from the 2016 figure of 8.4. There was substantial variation across GB at country, surveillance risk area and...

Author(s)
Perrin, L. D.; Harris, K. A.; Lawes, J. R.; Frost, S.; Brouwer, A.; Dale, J.; Palkopoulou, E.; Upton, P. A.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2019, 184, 12, pp 371-378
Abstract

When bovine tuberculosis (bTB) circulates in a multi-host system, it is paramount to characterize the interactions between wildlife and livestock as they may lead to interspecific transmission. To that purpose, we undertook a 1-year survey in 25 farms located in an infected area in the Burgundy...

Author(s)
Payne, A.; Chappa, S.; Hars, J.; Dufour, B.; Gilot-Fromont, E.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
European Journal of Wildlife Research, 2016, 62, 1, pp 33-42

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