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Mycobacterium bovis is the cause of tuberculosis in animals and sometimes humans. Many developed nations have long-standing programmes to eradicate tuberculosis in livestock, principally cattle. As disease prevalence in cattle decreases these efforts are sometimes impeded by passage of M. bovis...

Author(s)
Palmer, M. V.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2013, 60, s1, pp 1-13
Abstract

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

This article discusses the role of badgers (Meles meles) as reservoir hosts in the transmission of bovine tuberculosis in the UK, and how control programmes (including culling) must also consider these animals. The role of other wild animals in other countries (possums in New Zealand, feral...

Author(s)
Jones, P.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2012, 171, 24, pp 629
Abstract

Bovine tuberculosis is a bacterial disease caused by Mycobacterium bovis in livestock and wildlife with hosts that include Eurasian badgers (Meles meles), brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula), and white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus). Risk-assessment efforts in Michigan have been...

Author(s)
Walter, W. D.; Smith, R.; Vanderklok, M.; Vercauteren, K. C.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2014, 9, 3, pp e90925
Abstract

This article outlines the different monitoring methods used to detect Mycobacterium bovis infection in wild populations as well as examples of developed countries where wildlife reservoirs have been identified (Spain, UK, France, New Zealand, Australia and USA). The control measures in effect and...

Author(s)
Rivière, J.; Payne, A.; Hars, J.; Dufour, B.
Publisher
NÉVA Europarc, Créteil, France
Citation
Le Nouveau Praticien Vétérinaire Élevages et Santé, 2013, No.25, pp 25-32
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...

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

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