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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

Nucleic acid (DNA) vaccination against tuberculosis in the European badger (Meles meles) is one approach to addressing the escalating problem of bovine tuberculosis in Great Britain. The aim of vaccination is to reduce the burden of tuberculosis within the badger population and the shedding of ...

Author(s)
Chambers, M. A.; Stagg, D.; Gavier-Widén, D.; Lowrie, D.; Newell, D.; Hewinson, R. G.
Publisher
W.B. Saunders, London, UK
Citation
Research in Veterinary Science, 2001, 71, 2, pp 119-126
Abstract

In-bred strains of mice are commonly used to model pathogenic infections due to their cost and utility. In order to understand better the nature of experimental tuberculosis in mice, we infected BALB/c mice with a virulent field isolate of Mycobacterium bovis. Mice were sacrificed at intervals in...

Author(s)
Chambers, M. A.; Gavier-Widen, D.; Hewinson, R. G.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Research in Veterinary Science, 2006, 80, 1, pp 62-70

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