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Bovine tuberculosis is a chronic contagious disease responsible for major agricultural economic losses. Abattoir monitoring and trace-back systems are an appropriate method to control bovine tuberculosis, particularly in beef cattle. In the present study, a trace-back system was applied to bovine...

Author(s)
Ku BokKyung; Jeon BoYoung; Kim JaeMyung; Jang YoungBoo; Lee HyeYoung; Choi JaeYoung; Jung SukChan; Nam HyangMi; Park Hun; Cho SangNae
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Science, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Science, 2018, 19, 1, pp 45-50
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Aim: A survey was conducted to determine the prevalence of bovine tuberculosis (bTB) in two states of Northeastern Nigeria, namely Bauchi and Gombe States, between February 2010 and November 2014 using caudal fold tuberculin (CFT) skin test. Materials and Methods: A total of 5489 cattle were...

Author(s)
Ibrahim, S.; Usman, B. A.; Samaila, D.; Saidu, A. S.
Publisher
Veterinary World, Wankaner, India
Citation
International Journal of One Health, 2018, 4, pp 52-58
Abstract

Slaughterhouses provide a safeguard that prevents the public from consuming meat of poor quality or meat which may be infected with zoonotic diseases. This work reviews a 3-year database of cattle that were slaughtered and inspected between 2010 and 2012 at Dodoma abattoir, Tanzania. In addition,...

Author(s)
Tembo, W.; Nonga, H. E.
Publisher
Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, Onderstepoort, South Africa
Citation
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 2015, 82, 1, pp Art. #855
Abstract

Due to its substantially lower prevalence of bovine tuberculosis (bTB) relative to other areas of Great Britain, Scotland was designated as an officially (bovine) TB-free region in 2009. This paper investigates resultant possibilities for reducing surveillance by developing risk-based alternatives...

Author(s)
Bessell, P. R.; Orton, R.; O'Hare, A.; Mellor, D. J.; Logue, D.; Kao, R. R.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Epidemiology and Infection, 2013, 141, 2, pp 314-323
Abstract

Making valid inferences about herd prevalence from data collected at slaughter is difficult because the observed sample is dependent on the number of animals sampled from each herd, which varies with herd size and culling practices, and the probability of a positive test result, which depends on...

Author(s)
Ebel, E. D.; Williams, M. S.; Tomlinson, S. M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2008, 85, 3/4, pp 295-316
Abstract

Bacteriology and histopathology are the most commonly used tests used for official confirmatory diagnosis of bovine tuberculosis (bTB) in cattle in most countries. PCR is also being used increasingly because it allows a fast diagnosis. This test could be applied as a supplement to or replacement...

Author(s)
Courcoul, A.; Moyen, J. L.; Brugère, L.; Faye, S.; Hénault, S.; Gares, H.; Boschiroli, M. L.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2014, 9, 3, pp e90334
Abstract

The results of veterinary meat inspection classification of 4 000 372 bovine carcasses reflect long-term aspects of health status in cattle herds and the quality of transport and handling of animals at slaughterhouses. Veterinary inspectors recorded the data obtained from meat inspection...

Author(s)
Vecerek, V.; Kozak, A.; Malena, M.; Tremlova, B.; Chloupek, P.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Praha, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinární Medicína, 2003, 48, 7, pp 183-189
Abstract

Preceding the conference, the formation of a Veterinary Educational Trust was announced. The object of the Trust is to raise at least a million pounds. The income from this capital is to be devoted to improving and broadening educational facilities within the veterinary profession. Subsequently,...

Citation
Veterinary Record, 1942, 54, pp 441-450; 459-463; 450-453 and 463-466 pp.
Abstract

In this book the author has endeavoured to bring together all the important information on " incidence, the development of the disease in the animal body, the mechanism of spread from one animal to another and the methods of control most likely to be successful, particularly in Great Britain". He...

Author(s)
Francis, J.
Publisher
Staple Press Ltd., London, UK
Citation
Bovine tuberculosis : including a contrast with human tuberculosis., 1947, pp 220 pp.
Abstract

The incidence of anthrax rose from the low level of 221 cases in 1960 to 255 in 1961 and 340 in 1962, Of the cases in 1962, 318 were in cattle, 18 in pigs and one each in a sheep, a mink, a raccoon and a horse. Feeding stuffs and fertilizers were the commonest probable sources of infection. Routine ...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Great Britain. Report on the Animal Health Services in Great Britain 1961 and 1962., 1964, pp 109 pp.

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