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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

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 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
Abstract

Tuberculosis is present in wild animal populations in North America, Europe, Africa and New Zealand. Some wild animal populations are a source of infection for domestic livestock and humans. An understanding of the potential of each wild animal population as a reservoir of infection for domestic...

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Corner, L. A. L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2006, 112, 2/4, pp 303-312
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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