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Bovine tuberculosis (bovine TB) is the most economically important animal health policy issue in Britain. The problem of what to do about badgers has plagued successive governments since a dead badger was discovered with bovine TB in 1971. Successive Labour governments (1997-2010) oversaw the...

Author(s)
McCulloch, S. P.; Reiss, M. J.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Agricultural & Environmental Ethics, 2017, 30, 4, pp 469-484
Abstract

Mycobacterium bovis is the cause of tuberculosis in animals and sometimes humans. Many developed nations have long-standing programmes to eradicate tuberculosis in livestock, principally cattle. As disease prevalence in cattle decreases these efforts are sometimes impeded by passage of M. bovis...

Author(s)
Palmer, M. V.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2013, 60, s1, pp 1-13
Abstract

Bovine tuberculosis due to Mycobacterium bovis is a zoonotic disease classically carried by cattle and spilling over into humans primarily by the ingestion of milk. However, in recent decades, there have been many endemic geographic localities where M. bovis has been detected infecting wildlife...

Author(s)
Fitzgerald, S. D.; Kaneene, J. B.
Publisher
American College of Veterinary Pathologists Inc., Lawrence, USA
Citation
Veterinary Pathology, 2013, 50, 3, pp 488-499
Abstract

Complex and dynamic interactions involving domestic animals, wildlife, and humans create environments favorable to the emergence of new diseases, or reemergence of diseases in new host species. Today, reservoirs of Mycobacterium bovis, the causative agent of tuberculosis in animals, and sometimes...

Author(s)
Palmer, M. V.; Thacker, T. C.; Waters, W. R.; Gortázar, C.; Corner, L. A. L.
Publisher
Hindawi Publishing Corporation, New York, USA
Citation
Veterinary Medicine International, 2012, 2012, pp Article ID 236205
Abstract

Tuberculosis (Mycobacterium bovis infection) in wild animal populations may act as a reservoir of infection for domestic livestock and interfere with disease control and eradication programmes. It is instructive to examine successful national tuberculosis programs for domestic livestock where...

Author(s)
Corner, L. A. L.
Publisher
British Cattle Veterinary Association, Frampton-on-Severn, UK
Citation
Cattle Practice, 2007, 15, 1, pp 3-12
Abstract

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 article outlines the different monitoring methods used to detect Mycobacterium bovis infection in wild populations as well as examples of developed countries where wildlife reservoirs have been identified (Spain, UK, France, New Zealand, Australia and USA). The control measures in effect and...

Author(s)
Rivière, J.; Payne, A.; Hars, J.; Dufour, B.
Publisher
NÉVA Europarc, Créteil, France
Citation
Le Nouveau Praticien Vétérinaire Élevages et Santé, 2013, No.25, pp 25-32
Abstract

This article reports on the history, aetiology, prevalence, diagnosis, screening, transmission (from wild animals) and treatment of bovine tuberculosis in France.

Author(s)
Hars, J.; Richomme, C.; Boschiroli, M. L.
Publisher
Éditions du Point Vétérinaire, Maisons-Alfort, France
Citation
Point Vétérinaire, 2011, 42, 313, pp 8-9
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...

Author(s)
Hughes, M. S.; Neill, S. D.; Rogers, M. S.
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 1996, 51, 3/4, pp 363-379
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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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