This chapter describes the epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, pathogenesis, transmission, clinical signs, diagnosis, prevention and control of paratuberculosis in non-ruminant wild mammals and birds.
This book chapter discusses the Mycobacterium bovis infection in key wildlife hosts such as the possums, badgers, wild boar and feral pigs, and deer; multi-host complexes and the ecology of M. bovis dynamics and persistence; and transmission at the livestock-wildlife interface.
Marsh, M. K., Hutchings, M. R., McLeod, S. R., White, P. C. L., (2011). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 65(2), 183-195. Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany. English language
Using example applications from our recent research we illustrate the development of an integrated approach to modelling biological processes based on stochastic modelling techniques. The goal of this programme of research is to provide a suite of mathematical and statistical methods to enable...