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Currently, the Chilean authority has implemented a National Eradication Program for bovine tuberculosis (bTB), aimed at controlling and eradicating the disease in Chile. The area under study has a low within-herd prevalence, has a relatively low number of infected herds, and is one of the major...

Author(s)
Raffo, E.; Steuer, P.; Monti, G.; Salgado, M.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2017, 49, 4, pp 771-775
Abstract

Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP) causes a chronic intestinal infection mainly in domestic and wild ruminants and is transmitted primarily by the fecal-oral route. Mycobacterium bovis (M. bovis) produces a chronic infection principally of the respiratory system. It affects most...

Author(s)
Steuer, P.; Raffo, E.; Monti, G.; Salgado, M. A.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2015, 47, 8, pp 1449-1455
Abstract

The diagnosis of bovine tuberculosis (TBC) involves the combination of several techniques to obtain an accurate diagnosis. Among them, the inspection of the animal body at the slaughterhouse is, perhaps, one of the most important for the surveillance of bovine TBC. In Chile, the guidelines for this ...

Author(s)
Lecocq, C.; Zurita, P.; Quezada, M.; Muñoz, D.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
Citation
Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, 2012, 44, 2, pp 173-177
Abstract

Spoligotyping is the most frequently used method for genotyping isolates of Mycobacterium bovis worldwide. In the current work, we compared spoligotypes from 1684 M. bovis isolates from Argentina (816), Brazil (412), Chile (66), Mexico (274) and Venezuela (116), obtained from cattle, humans, pigs,...

Author(s)
Zumárraga, M. J.; Arriaga, C.; Barandiaran, S.; Cobos-Marín, L.; Waard, J. de; Estrada-Garcia, I.; Figueiredo, T.; Figueroa, A.; Giménez, F.; Gomes, H. M.; Gonzalez-y-Merchand, J. A.; Macías, A.; Milián-Suazo, F.; Rodríguez, C. A. R.; Santillán, M. A.; Suffys, P. N.; Trangoni, M. D.; Zárraga, A. M.; Cataldi, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Research in Veterinary Science, 2013, 94, 1, pp 9-21
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These proceedings present papers submitted at the 17th International Symposium and 9th International Conference on Lameness in Ruminants, held in Bristol, UK, 11-14 August 2013. The symposium theme was Lameness in Ruminants: Past, Present and Future. Topics of papers review the previous research...

Author(s)
Whay, B.; Hockenhull, J.
Publisher
University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
Citation
Proceedings of the 17th International Symposium and 9th International Conference on Lameness in Ruminants, Bristol, UK, 11-14 August 2013, 2013, pp 294 pp.
Abstract

Control measures for bovine tuberculosis (TB) based on surveillance in abattoirs, test-and-slaughter policy, and disease notification have been intensified in the last decades in the countries of South America, notably in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Uruguay. This chapter analyzes the current...

Author(s)
Kantor, I. N. de; Torres, P. M.; Roxo, E.; Garin, A.; Paredes Noack, L. A.; Sequeira, M. D.; Imaz, M. S.; Morcillo, N.; Telles, M. A. da S.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Zoonotic tuberculosis: Mycobacterium bovis and other pathogenic mycobacteria, 2013, Ed.3, pp 35-49
Abstract

There have been reports of the presence of bovine tuberculosis (TB) in Chile for more than 100 years. Several prevalence studies have revealed that there is a wide spectrum of disease across the country with certain geographic areas where the disease is endemic through to other geographic areas...

Author(s)
Max, V.; Paredes, L.; Rivera, A.; Ternicier, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2011, 151, 1/2, pp 188-191
Abstract

We have identified a globally important clonal complex of Mycobacterium bovis by deletion analysis of over one thousand strains from over 30 countries. We initially show that over 99% of the strains of M. bovis, the cause of bovine tuberculosis, isolated from cattle in the Republic of Ireland and...

Author(s)
Smith, N. H.; Berg, S.; Dale, J.; Allen, A.; Rodriguez, S.; Romero, B.; Matos, F.; Ghebremichael, S.; Karoui, C.; Donati, C.; Machado, A. da C.; Mucavele, C.; Kazwala, R. R.; Hilty, M.; Cadmus, S.; Ngandolo, B. N. R.; Habtamu, M.; Oloya, J.; Muller, A.; Milian-Suazo, F.; Andrievskaia, O.; Projahn, M.; Barandiarán, S.; Macías, A.; Müller, B.; Zanini, M. S. (et al)
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 2011, 11, 6, pp 1340-1351
Abstract

The aim of this work was to obtain the best possible estimate of the relevance of bovine tuberculosis (BTB) in humans in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. Sources of information were a questionnaire filled by the participant...

Author(s)
Kantor, I. N. de; Ambroggi, M.; Poggi, S.; Morcillo, N.; Telles, M. A. da S.; Ribeiro, M. O.; Garzón Torres, M. C.; Llerena Polo, C.; Ribón, W.; García, V.; Kuffo, D.; Asencios, L.; Vásquez Campos, L. M.; Rivas, C.; Waard, J. H. de
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tuberculosis, 2008, 88, 4, pp 358-365
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Author(s)
Hird, D. W.; Arzt, J.; Morfin, S. A.; Hayes, R. H.; Magliano, D. J.; Conrad, P. A.
Publisher
International Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics (ISVEE), Colorado, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the 9th Symposium of the International Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics, Breckenridge, Colorado, USA, August 6-11 2000, 2000, pp ld 665

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