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Abstract

Bovine tuberculosis (bTB) is a very important disease of cattle in Great Britain, where it has been increasing in incidence and geographical distribution. In addition to cattle, it infects other species of domestic and wild animals, in particular the European badger (Meles meles). Policy to control ...

Author(s)
Godfray, H. C. J.; Donnelly, C. A.; Kao, R. R.; Macdonald, D. W.; McDonald, R. A.; Petrokofsky, G.; Wood, J. L. N.; Woodroffe, R.; Young, D. B.; McLean, A. R.
Publisher
Royal Society, London, UK
Citation
Proceedings of the Royal Society B. Biological Sciences, 2013, 280, 1768, pp 20131634
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