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Abstract

The control of tuberculosis (TB) in cattle and farmed deer in New Zealand has been greatly influenced by the existence of a wildlife reservoir of Mycobacterium bovis infection, principally the Australian brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula). The reduction in possum numbers in areas with endemic ...

Author(s)
Buddle, B. M.; Lisle, G. W. de; Griffin, J. F. T.; Hutchings, S. A.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 2015, 63, Suppl. 1, pp 19-27
Abstract

Disease surveillance for the management of bovine tuberculosis (TB) in New Zealand has focussed, to a large extent, on the development of tools specific for monitoring Mycobacterium bovis infection in wildlife. Diagnostic techniques have been modified progressively over 30 years of surveillance of...

Author(s)
Anderson, D. P.; Ramsey, D. S. L.; Lisle, G. W. de; Bosson, M.; Cross, M. L.; Nugent, G.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 2015, 63, Suppl. 1, pp 89-97