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In Ireland badgers are removed in response to tuberculosis (TB) breakdowns in cattle herds (focal culling). Prevalence studies, conducted using a detailed post mortem and bacteriological examination, showed that 36-50% of badgers were infected with Mycobacterium bovis. Focal culling forms part of...

Murphy, D.; Gormley, E.; Collins, D. M.; McGrath, G.; Sovsic, E.; Costello, E.; Corner, L. A. L.
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Veterinary Microbiology, 2011, 151, 1/2, pp 120-125