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The Eurasian badger (Meles meles) is a wildlife reservoir for Mycobacterium bovis infection in Ireland and Great Britain and has been implicated in the transmission of tuberculosis to cattle. Vaccination of badgers is an option that could be used as part of a strategy to control the disease. In...

Author(s)
Lesellier, S.; Corner, L.; Costello, E.; Sleeman, P.; Lyashchenko, K. P.; Greenwald, R.; Esfandiari, J.; Hewinson, R. G.; Chambers, M.; Gormley, E.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 2009, 127, 1/2, pp 174-180
Abstract

Tuberculosis (TB) is a chronic disease caused by Mycobacterium bovis and related members of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. Infection affects not only cattle but also other livestock species, companion animals and wild mammals. Humans are also susceptible; hence, zoonotic infection is a...

Author(s)
Gortázar, C.; Delahay, R. J.; Mcdonald, R. A.; Boadella, M.; Wilson, G. J.; Gavier-Widen, D.; Acevedo, P.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Mammal Review, 2012, 42, 3, pp 193-206
Abstract

Using hypothetical values for the cost of putative cattle and possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) tuberculosis (Tb, caused by Mycobacterium bovis) vaccines, the relative efforts required to eradicate Tb in cattle using possum culling, possum vaccination or cattle vaccination were compared. For realistic ...

Author(s)
Kao, R. R.; Roberts, M. G.
Citation
Epidemiology and Infection, 1999, 122, 3, pp 505-519

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