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Bovine tuberculosis (bTB) is an economically important disease affecting the cattle industry in England and Wales. bTB, caused by Mycobacterium bovis, also causes disease in the Eurasian badger (Meles meles), a secondary maintenance host. Disease transmission between these two species is...

Author(s)
Murphy, A. R. J.; Travis, E. R.; Hibberd, V.; Porter, D.; Wellington, E. M. H.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, D.C., USA
Citation
Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 2021, 59, 1,
Abstract

Background: An oral vaccine is a potential tool to tackle the reservoir of Mycobacterium bovis in European badgers (Meles meles), which contributes to tuberculosis of cattle in the British Isles. Inferences about vaccine protection against experimental challenge with M. bovis depend on the...

Author(s)
Birch, C. P. D.; Chambers, M. A.; Lesellier, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2021, 39, 11, pp 1661-1666
Abstract

Animal tuberculosis (TB) is a multi-host disease caused by members of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTC). Due to its impact on economy, sanitary standards of milk and meat industry, public health and conservation, TB control is an actively ongoing research subject. Several wildlife...

Author(s)
Thomas, J.; Balseiro, A.; Gortázar, C.; Risalde, M. A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Research, 2021, 52, 31, pp (24 February 2021)
Abstract

Bovine tuberculosis (bTB) is one of the globe's most common, multihost zoonoses and results in substantial socioeconomic costs for governments, farming industries, and tax payers. Despite decades of surveillance and research, surprisingly, little is known about the exact mechanisms of transmission. ...

Author(s)
Allen, A. R.; Ford, T.; Skuce, R. A.
Publisher
Hindawi, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Medicine International, 2021, 2021, 8812898,
Abstract

Bovine tuberculosis (bTB) can be spread between and among cattle and wildlife hosts e.g. European badger (Meles meles). The majority of cattle in the UK and Ireland are grazed during the summer, potentially exposing them to Mycobacterium bovis. 18 farms were surveyed (39% dairy, 61% beef; fields...

Author(s)
Campbell, E. L.; Menzies, F. D.; Byrne, A. W.; Porter, S.; McCormick, C. M.; McBride, K. R.; Scantlebury, D. M.; Reid, N.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Research in Veterinary Science, 2020, 133, pp 297-303
Abstract

This study determined farm management factors associated with long-duration bovine tuberculosis (bTB) breakdowns disclosed in the period 23 May 2016 to 21 May 2018; a study area not previously subject to investigation in Northern Ireland. A farm-level epidemiological investigation (n = 2935) was...

Author(s)
Doyle, L. P.; Courcier, E. A.; Gordon, A. W.; O'Hagan, M. J. H.; Johnston, P.; McAleese, E.; Buchanan, J. R.; Stegeman, J. A.; Menzies, F. D.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Epidemiology and Infection, 2020, 148, e234,
Abstract

Vaccination is a useful approach for the control of disease in wildlife populations. However, its effectiveness is dependent in part on delivery to a sufficient proportion of the target population. Measuring the proportions of wild animal populations that have been vaccinated is challenging and so...

Author(s)
Smith, F.; Robertson, A.; Smith, G. C.; Gill, P.; McDonald, R. A.; Wilson, G.; Delahay, R. J.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2020, 183,
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Publisher
Veterinary Ireland, Dublin, Irish Republic
Citation
Veterinary Ireland Journal, 2020, 10, 3, pp 149-150
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Author(s)
Mayer, S.
Publisher
Veterinary Business Development Ltd, Peterborough, UK
Citation
Veterinary Times, 2020, 50, 14, pp 12-14
Abstract

Mycobacterium microti, a member of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex, was originally described as the cause of tuberculosis in wild rodents. However, in the last few years, an increasing number of cases have been reported in wildlife (wild boars and badgers) and livestock (goat and cattle) in...

Author(s)
Michelet, L.; Cruz, K. de; Tambosco, J.; Hénault, S.; Boschiroli, M. L.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Microorganisms, 2020, 8, 12,

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