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Abstract

Tuberculosis in cattle continues to be prevalent in Ireland. In Ireland and Britain, there has been evidence of a potential link between tuberculous badgers and bovine tuberculosis. This study's objectives were to assess the impact of badger removal on the control of tuberculosis in cattle herds....

Author(s)
Griffin, J. M.; Clegg, T. A.; Kelly, G. E.; Williams, D. H.; O'Boyle, I.; Collins, J. D.; More, S. J.
Publisher
Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Roslin, UK
Citation
Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine. Proceedings of a meeting held at Nairn, Inverness, Scotland, 30th March-1st April 2005, 2005, pp 42-54
Abstract

In Ireland, the herd prevalence of bovine tuberculosis has remained stable for several decades, and in common with several other countries, progress towards eradication has stalled. There is evidence in support of the potential role of infected badgers (Meles meles, a protected species) in bovine...

Author(s)
Griffin, J. M.; Williams, D. H.; Kelly, G. E.; Clegg, T. A.; O'Boyle, I.; Collins, J. D.; More, S. J.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2005, 67, 4, pp 237-266